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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English


  • Murdoch, Iris -- Chronology.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Chronology.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementValerie Purton.
SeriesAuthor chronologies series
LC ClassificationsPR6063.U7 Z796 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18896058M
ISBN 101403945586
LC Control Number2008013597

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