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A world apart and other stories

Czech women writers at the Fin de siecle

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Progetto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Czech fiction,
  • Women authors,
  • 20th century,
  • Short stories, Czech,
  • Translations into English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9068466M
    ISBN 108024601664
    ISBN 109788024601663


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