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The true deceiver

Tove Jansson

The true deceiver

by Tove Jansson

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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Tove Jansson ; introduction by Ali Smith ; translated by Thomas Teal.
SeriesNew York Review Books classics
ContributionsTeal, Thomas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT9875.J37 A7513 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23833995M
ISBN 109781590173299
LC Control Number2009040458
OCLC/WorldCa316835952

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