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Land of love and ruins

OddnГЅ Eir Г†varsdГіttir

Land of love and ruins

by OddnГЅ Eir Г†varsdГіttir

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Women authors,
  • Psychology,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOddný Eir ; translated by Philip Roughton
    ContributionsRoughton, Philip, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7513.O3 J3713 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 pages
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27223138M
    ISBN 101632060728
    ISBN 109781632060723
    LC Control Number2016940765
    OCLC/WorldCa944933752

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