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Strangers in the house.

Georges Simenon

Strangers in the house.

Les inconnus dans la maison.

by Georges Simenon

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated from the French by Geoffrey Sainsbury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.S5892 Sv
      The Physical Object
      Pagination186 p.
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6154111M
      LC Control Number54007315


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