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Modern Irish short stories

Modern Irish short stories

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Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1981.

Statementedited by Ben Forkner.
ContributionsForkner, Ben.
The Physical Object
Pagination557p. ;
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15010072M
ISBN 100349105154

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