The history of a crime
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The history of a crime the testimony of an eye-witness. by Victor Hugo

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Published by G. Routledge in New York, London .
Written in English

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Statementby Victor Hugo. Tr. by T. H. Joyce and Arthur Locker
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 413 p.
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14700705M

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