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The book of Ebenezer Le Page

G. B. Edwards

The book of Ebenezer Le Page

a novel

by G. B. Edwards

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Published by Avon in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G.B. Edwards ; introduction by John Fowles
ContributionsFowles, John, 1926-2005
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6055.D87 B6 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24630183M
ISBN 100380576384
ISBN 109780380576388
LC Control Number80002719
OCLC/WorldCa8216358


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The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a novel by Gerald Basil Edwards first published in the United Kingdom by Hamish Hamilton inand in the United States by Alfred A.

Knopf in the same year. It has since been published by Penguin books and New York Review Books in their classics series, as well as in French and Italian.

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