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Perspective in British historical fiction today

by Neil McEwan

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-203).

    StatementNeil McEwan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR888.H5 M34 1987b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 207 p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1909768M
    ISBN 100333398726
    LC Control Number90115062

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