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Shardik

Richard Adams

Shardik

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Allen Lane : Collings, 1974.

    StatementRichard Adams.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination526p. :
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22578237M
    ISBN 100140040994


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