Famous short stories analysed foreword and commentaries by R. Francis Foster

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Short stories, English,
  • Short stories, English -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1932 ed. published by Fleet Publications, London, in series: The Writer"s library.

Book details

Statementby R. Francis Foster.
SeriesThe Writer"s library.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ1.F77 Fam3, PR1309.S5 Fam3
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4878457M
ISBN 100883056917
LC Control Number76006162
OCLC/WorldCa2091454

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