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The French lieutenant"s woman by John Fowles

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Published by Signet in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Fowles.
SeriesSignet fiction -- AE 6375., Signet fiction -- AE 6375.
The Physical Object
Pagination366 p. ;
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16858200M
ISBN 100451163753

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