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island of slaves

Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux

island of slaves

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Published by Oberon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castaways -- Drama,
  • Social role -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the French.

    StatementPierre Marivaux ; translated by Neil Bartlett.
    GenreDrama.
    SeriesAbsolute classics
    ContributionsBartlett, Neil, 1958-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21086251M
    ISBN 101840022906
    OCLC/WorldCa49206478


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