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Scenes from early life

Philip Hensher

Scenes from early life

a novel

by Philip Hensher

  • 285 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Fourth Estate in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Hensher
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6058.E554 S34 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25373808M
    ISBN 100007433700, 0007467567
    ISBN 109780007433704, 9780007467563
    LC Control Number2012427467

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