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Understanding Graham Swift

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swift, Graham, 1949- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-234) and index.

    StatementDavid Malcolm.
    SeriesUnderstanding contemporary British literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6069.W47 Z75 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3677253M
    ISBN 101570035156
    LC Control Number2003016361


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