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The confessions of Mycroft Holmes a paper chase by Marcel Theroux

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Published by Harcourt in New York .
Written in English


  • Inheritance and succession -- Fiction,
  • British -- United States -- Fiction,
  • Brothers -- Fiction,
  • Uncles -- Fiction,
  • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- Fiction

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Edition Notes


StatementMarcel Theroux.
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. cm.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23247902M
ISBN 100151006474
LC Control Number00049894

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