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The Copper Peacock

Descriere: The Copper Peacock: a hideous bookmark given to Bernard, a writer, by his attractive cleaning lady, Judy.

Page dim. 179 x 110 x 10

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Autori: Rendell Ruth | Editura: Cornerstone | Anul aparitiei: 1994 | ISBN: 9780099928300 | Numar de pagini: 176 | Categorie: Literature  

  

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