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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900 -- Fiction,
  • Authors, Irish -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Hamish Hamilton, 1983.

    StatementPeter Ackroyd.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13589452M
    ISBN 100140171118


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