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Short stories from Scotland

Short stories from Scotland

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Published by Wheaton in Exeter .
Written in English

  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Scottish,
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementselected and introduced by John Blackburn ; frontispiece by Peter Kesteven.
      SeriesLiterature for life series
      ContributionsBlackburn, John, 1923-
      LC ClassificationsPZ1 .S55797, PR8675 .S55797
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, xii, 109 p. ;
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4492428M
      ISBN 100080218857
      LC Control Number79322339

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