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Published by Ungar in New York .
Written in English



  • England


  • James, P. D. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementNorma Siebenheller.
LC ClassificationsPR6060.A467 Z88
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3784055M
ISBN 100804428174, 0804468621
LC Control Number81040473

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