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Violet Clay by Gail Godwin

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Published by Pavanne in (London) .
Written in English


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Originally published, London , Gollancz, 1978.

StatementGail Godwin.
The Physical Object
Pagination298p. ;
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14992777M
ISBN 100330268449

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