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Irish Christmas stories

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Christmas stories, English.,
  • English fiction -- Irish authors.,
  • Christmas -- Ireland -- Fiction.,
  • Ireland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by David Marcus.
ContributionsMarcus, David.
LC ClassificationsPR8876.5.C57 I75 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL567390M
ISBN 100747523029
LC Control Number96152611

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