11 edition of The best short stories. found in the catalog.
The best short stories.
Guy de Maupassant
|Statement||A modern translation by Gerard Hopkins.|
|Series||A Premier book,, d149|
|LC Classifications||PZ3.M445 Bd|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||62002217|
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