A reader"s guide to Charles Dickens.
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A reader"s guide to Charles Dickens.

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [294]-311.

GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
LC ClassificationsPR4588 .H54 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17754717M
ISBN 100374242127

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