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Contemporary Russian novelists

Serge M. Persky

Contemporary Russian novelists

tr. from the French by Frederick Eisemann.

by Serge M. Persky

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Published by F. Palmer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian prose -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEisemann, Frederick,
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 317 p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23290835M

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