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Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English


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Translation of: Professor Martensi Arasoit.

StatementJaan Kross ; translated by Anselm Hollo.
The Physical Object
Pagination(352)p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17383440M
ISBN 100002713845
OCLC/WorldCa30110265

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