Contemporary British novelists

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Southern Illinois University Press , Carbondale
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and crit
Statementwith a preface by Harry T. Moore.
Series rosscurrents: modern critiques
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 164 p. ;
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