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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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Originally published, New York, Simon & Schuster, 1940.

StatementChristina Stead ; introduction byRandall Jarrell.
SeriesPenguin Modern Classics
The Physical Object
Pagination523p. ;
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18206818M
ISBN 10014002834X

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