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The knight and death & other stories

by Leonardo Sciascia

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Published by Carcanet in Manchester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Sciascia, Leonardo -- Translations into English.,
    • Italy -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesKnight and death and other stories.
      StatementLeonardo Sciascia ; translated by Joseph Farrell and Marie Evans.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ4879.C54 A245 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination167 p. ;
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1523544M
      ISBN 10085635953X
      LC Control Number93212356

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