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Flaubert"s parrot

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880 -- Appreciation -- Fiction.,
    • Literary historians -- Fiction.,
    • Biographers -- Fiction.,
    • France -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJulian Barnes.
      SeriesVintage international
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6052.A6657 F56 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination190 p. ;
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888718M
      ISBN 100679731369
      LC Control Number90050162


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