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Grotesque

Natsuo Kirino

Grotesque

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Published by Vintage International/Vintage Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNatsuo Kirino ; translated by Rebecca Copeland.
ContributionsCopeland, Rebecca L., 1956-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL855.I566 G8713 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination530 p. ;
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19703690M
ISBN 109781400096596
LC Control Number2008270720

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