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Left Book Club anthology

Left Book Club anthology

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Published by V. Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socialism -- Literary collections

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-254)

    Statementedited by Paul Laity
    GenreLiterary collections
    ContributionsLaity, Paul, Left Book Club (London, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6071.S52 L44 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 254 p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17058605M
    ISBN 100575072210
    LC Control Number2001536264


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