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The testament of Yves Gundron

Emily Barton

The testament of Yves Gundron

by Emily Barton

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Published by Canongate in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previously published: United States: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.

StatementEmily Barton.
The Physical Object
Pagination305 p. ;
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19212573M
ISBN 101841952311
OCLC/WorldCa59471016

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It's the story of a primitive village called Mandragora, which may .