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Four farces.

Georges Feydeau

Four farces.

Translated and with an introd. by Norman R. Shapiro.

by Georges Feydeau

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsShapiro, Norman R., ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationliv, 346 p. ports. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19238859M

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