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The making of a novelist

by Margaret Thomson Davis

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Published by Allison & Busby in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Davis, Margaret Thomson.,
  • Novelists, Scottish -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret Thomson Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6054.A8926 Z47 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p. ;
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3868021M
    ISBN 100850314348
    LC Control Number81190212
    OCLC/WorldCa9124595

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