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The best crime stories

The best crime stories

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Published by Hamlyn in London (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction by Michael Stapleton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination749p. ;
    Number of Pages749
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22789260M
    ISBN 100600382419

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