Novelists on the novel. --

by Miriam Farris Allott in London, Routledge and K. Paul [1962]

Written in English
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Includes bibliography.

The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 336 p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26538565M

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