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little man and other satires

John Galsworthy

little man and other satires

by John Galsworthy

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Published by W. Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1915.

Statementby John Galsworthy.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 279 p.
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16818047M

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