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The novel in France ...

Martin Turnell

The novel in France ...

by Martin Turnell

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French fiction -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementMartin Turnell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination457 p.
    Number of Pages457
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23760013M

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