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The infernal desire machines of Doctor Hoffman

a novel.

by Angela Carter

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Published by Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.C3232 In, PR6053.A73 In
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5321917M
ISBN 100246105453
LC Control Number72172428


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