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The chrysalids by Sue Gee

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children"s stories.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementadapted by Sue Gee from "The chrysalids" by John Wyndham.
SeriesA bulls-eye book
ContributionsWyndham, John, 1903-1969.
The Physical Object
Pagination127p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17213814M
ISBN 100091245516
OCLC/WorldCa59078541

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