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The cunning man

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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: McClelland & Stewart, 1994.

StatementRobertson Davies.
The Physical Object
Pagination469p. ;
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22626144M
ISBN 100670859117

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