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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published: Great Britain : Chatto & Windus, 1988.

StatementAlan Hollinghurst.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.O4467 S9 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18479904M
ISBN 100140116109

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