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Aspects of fiction a handbook. by Howard E. Hugo

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


  • Fiction.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPN3321 .H8
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5854440M
LC Control Number62015616

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