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Twentieth-century suspense

Twentieth-century suspense

the thriller comes of age

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Clive Bloom.
SeriesInsights
ContributionsBloom, Clive, 1953-
The Physical Object
Pagination273p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22453651M
ISBN 100333475917, 0333475925

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