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The distant lands

Julien Green

The distant lands

by Julien Green

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of "les pays lointains".

StatementJulian Green ; translated from the French by Barbara Beaumont.
The Physical Object
Pagination(800)p. ;
Number of Pages800
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22380247M
ISBN 10043620018X

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London: Boyars, (OCoLC)