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The taking ofAgnès

Jennifer Potter

The taking ofAgnès

by Jennifer Potter

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Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Cape, 1985.

StatementJennifer Potter.
The Physical Object
Pagination208p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16559438M
ISBN 100349127859
OCLC/WorldCa16094714

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