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Arnold Bennett a biography by Margaret Drabble

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Published by Futura Publications in London .
Written in English


  • Bennett, Arnold, -- 1867-1931 -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Drabble.
SeriesAn omega book, Omega books
LC ClassificationsPR6003.E6
The Physical Object
Paginationx,397p.,(8)p. of plates :
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22081562M
ISBN 100860077292

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