Hardy, the novelist
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Hardy, the novelist an essay in criticism by David Cecil

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Published by Constable and Co. Ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928

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Edition Notes

Statementby David Cecil ...
SeriesClark lectures, Clark lectures -- 1942.
LC ClassificationsPR4754 .C3 1943
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14065875M
LC Control Number43009231

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