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Nineteen Eighty-four

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Published by Longman .
Written in English


  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Designed / suitable for A & AS Level,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism

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Edition Notes

York Notes Advanced

The Physical Object
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10654205M
ISBN 100582431395
ISBN 109780582431393

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