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The city and the mountains

José Maria Eça de Queirós

The city and the mountains

by José Maria Eça de Queirós

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Published by Dedalus in Sawtry .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEça de Queiroz ; translated with an introduction by Margaret Jull Costa
ContributionsCosta, Margaret Jull
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ9261.E3 C413 2008b
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p. ;
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24455407M
ISBN 109781903517710
LC Control Number2010362842

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