Irish Review by Tom Dunne

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Published by Cork University Press .

Written in English

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  • Humanities,
  • The Arts,
  • Ireland

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12044465M
ISBN 101859183042
ISBN 109781859183045

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