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Rise and fall of a man of letters

Janet Hopewell

Rise and fall of a man of letters

G. S. Fraser as writer and critic.

by Janet Hopewell

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Written in English


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Taken from London magazine, a monthly review of literature, vol.32, 1992.

SeriesLondon magazine : a monthlyreview of literature -- v.32, London magazine -- v.32.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20850301M

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