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Stiff Upper Lip

Lawrence Durrell

Stiff Upper Lip

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Published by Quintessence Publishing (IL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humour,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Humor,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    Faber Paperbacks

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7855562M
    ISBN 100571067220
    ISBN 109780571067220


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