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Salman Rushdie by Damian Grant

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Published by Northcote House in association with the British Council in Plymouth .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

StatementDamian Grant
SeriesWriters and their work (Unnumbered)
ContributionsBritish Council
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 148 p., port ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16986165M
ISBN 100746307977

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