How to Talk about Books You Haven"t Read Library Edition by Pierre Bayard

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Books & Reading,
  • Literary Criticism

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsGrover Gardner (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11970781M
ISBN 101433208008
ISBN 109781433208003
OCLC/WorldCa176888048

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