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Brief candles stories. by Aldous Huxley

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

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Other titlesAfter the fireworks., Chawdron., The Claxtons., The rest cure.
ContributionsHuxley, Aldous, 1894-1963., Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963., Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963., Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.
LC ClassificationsPR6015.U9 B7
The Physical Object
Pagination323 p.
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16824271M

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