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Torture garden

Octave Mirbeau

Torture garden

by Octave Mirbeau

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Published by Dedalus in Sawtry, Cambs .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated from the French.

StatementOctave Mirbeau ; translated by Michael Richardson and with an introduction by Brian Stableford.
SeriesDecadence from Dedalus Series
The Physical Object
Pagination206p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22294496M
ISBN 101873982518

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