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Life"s little ironies

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wessex (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Wessex (England) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxvi]-xxxvii).

      StatementThomas Hardy ; edited by Alan Manford ; with an introduction by Norman Page.
      SeriesThe world"s classics
      ContributionsManford, Alan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4750 .L549 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlii, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL787385M
      ISBN 100192831771
      LC Control Number95019679


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