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The judges of the secret court

David Stacton

The judges of the secret court

by David Stacton

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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Stacton ; introduction by John Crowley
    SeriesNew York Review Books classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3537.T1178 J83 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24885227M
    ISBN 109781590174524
    LC Control Number2011009961

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