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The millstone

by Margaret Drabble

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1965.

StatementMargaret Drabble
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6054.R25 M54 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24971690M
ISBN 100140028420
ISBN 109780140028423
OCLC/WorldCa16601562

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