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Published by Quartet in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Translation of, Een magelaten bekentenis.

StatementMarcellus Emants ; translated from the Dutch and with a introduction by J.M. Coetzee.
SeriesQuartet encounters
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT5833
The Physical Object
Pagination193p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22383754M
ISBN 100704300230

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