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The last days of new Paris

The last days of new Paris

a novella

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-205).

    StatementChina Miéville
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6063.I265 L37 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 pages
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27212956M
    ISBN 100345543998
    ISBN 109780345543998
    LC Control Number2016017029
    OCLC/WorldCa949669411


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