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Mefisto

John Banville

Mefisto

by John Banville

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Published by Mandarin Paperbacks in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Martin Secker & Warburg, 1986.

StatementJohn Banville.
The Physical Object
Pagination234p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18452046M
ISBN 100749397160

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