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Published by Harvill .
Written in English


  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Italy,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Travel,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8626208M
ISBN 101860466184
ISBN 109781860466182

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