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Christopher Priest

Nicholas Ruddick

Christopher Priest

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Published by Starmont House in Mercer Island, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Priest, Christopher -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 82-98) and index.

    StatementNicholas Ruddick.
    SeriesStarmont reader"s guide,, 50
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6066.R55 Z87 1989b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 104 p. ;
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2039545M
    ISBN 101557421099, 1557421102
    LC Control Number88016046


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