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Ingenious pain by Andrew Miller

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Published by Sceptre in London .
Written in English


  • Surgeons -- England -- Bath -- Fiction.,
  • Bath (England) -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementAndrew Miller.
LC ClassificationsPR6063.I3564 I5 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination337 p. ;
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19944312M
ISBN 100151002584, 0340682078

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