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A shilling for candles.

Josephine Tey

A shilling for candles.

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London, Peter Davies, 1953.

The Physical Object
Pagination188p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18954063M


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