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The summer of a dormouse

John Mortimer

The summer of a dormouse

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Published by Penguin Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mortimer, John Clifford, -- 1923-,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Lawyers -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Mortimer.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.O7552 Z475 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination212 p.
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22261656M
    ISBN 100140291121
    OCLC/WorldCa59513553


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