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Bend sinister by Vladimir Nabokov

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Published by Vintage International in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : McGraw Hill, 1947.

StatementVladimir Nabokov.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3527.A15 B4 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2217105M
ISBN 100679727272
LC Control Number89040559

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