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The man in the tower

Michael KrГјger

The man in the tower

by Michael KrГјger

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Published by Quartet in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Originally published in German as "Der Mann im Turm" (Salzburg; Wien: Residenz Verlag, 1991).

StatementMichael Krüger ; translated by Leslie Willson.
The Physical Object
Pagination154p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22791494M
ISBN 100704370476

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