A well-told lie by Christina Hobhouse

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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Statement(by) Christina Hobhouse.
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Pagination272p. ;
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL21280725M
ISBN 100333132246
OCLC/WorldCa595716

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hobhouse, Christina, Well-told lie. New York, Knopf, [©] (OCoLC) Genre/Form: Domestic fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hobhouse, Christina, Well-told lie.

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