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The birthday present

Barbara Vine

The birthday present

by Barbara Vine

  • 293 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Shaye Areheart Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politicians -- Great Britain -- Fiction,
  • Scandals -- Fiction,
  • Adultery -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Vine.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6068.E63 B57 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22685792M
    ISBN 109780307451989
    LC Control Number2008050234
    OCLC/WorldCa232980251

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