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The black prince by Iris Murdoch

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth (etc.) .
Written in English

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  • Fiction in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Chatto and Windus, 1973.

Statement(by) Iris Murdoch.
The Physical Object
Pagination416p. ;
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22575440M
ISBN 100140039341

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