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The valley of the fallen =

Carlos Rojas

The valley of the fallen =

El valle de los caídos

by Carlos Rojas

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    Translation from the Spanish of: El valle de los caídos.

    StatementCarlos Rojas ; translated from the spanish by Edith Grossman
    SeriesA Margellos world republic of letters book, Margellos world republic of letters book
    ContributionsGrossman, Edith, 1936- translator, Rojas, Carlos, 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ6633.O594 V3413 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 296 pages
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26951291M
    ISBN 10030021796X
    ISBN 109780300217964
    LC Control Number2017944084
    OCLC/WorldCa1002129847


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