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The Realists: Eight Portraits

C. P. Snow

The Realists: Eight Portraits

Stendhal, Balzac, Dickens, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Galdos, Henry James, Proust

by C. P. Snow

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Collier Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Novel,
  • Snow, C. P. - Prose & Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Realism in literature,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9219630M
    ISBN 100020254105
    ISBN 109780020254102


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