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Living writers

Mick Gowar

Living writers

novelists

by Mick Gowar

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan Educational in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMick Gowar and Dennis Hamley.
    ContributionsHamley, Dennis, 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3355
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(128)p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21292192M
    ISBN 100333483588
    OCLC/WorldCa22623801

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