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Written in English


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StatementJoaquim Maria Machado de Assis ; translated by Margaret Jull Costa and Robin Patterson
ContributionsCosta, Margaret Jull, translator, Patterson, Robin, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ9697 .M18 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 930 pages
Number of Pages930
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26961030M
ISBN 100871404966
ISBN 109780871404961
LC Control Number2018016329
OCLC/WorldCa1005112177

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