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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Readers (Adult),
  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers,
  • Apparitions -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • Impersonation -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • Betrothal -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • Art teachers -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • Debt -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

First published in Oxford Bookworms 2002.

StatementWilkie Collins ; retold by Richard G. Lewis.
GenreTextbooks for foreign speakers, Fiction
SeriesOxford bookworms library ; Stage 6, Thriller & adventure
ContributionsCollins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
LC ClassificationsPE1126.A4 L49 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24014178M
ISBN 100194792706
ISBN 109780194792707
LC Control Number2009290943

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