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An Intelligent Person"s Guide to Dickens (Intelligent Person"s Guides)

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Published by Duckworth Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Reference,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Drama,
  • General,
  • 1812-1870,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Dickens, Charles,,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism / Drama

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7833359M
ISBN 100715628720
ISBN 109780715628720

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