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The camomile an invention by Catherine Carswell

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Published by Penguin Books--Virago Press in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementCatherine Carswell ; with a new introduction by Ianthe Carswell.
SeriesVirago modern classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6005.A749 C36 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 305 p. ;
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2075277M
ISBN 100140161805
LC Control Number88107244
OCLC/WorldCa17245479

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