The Eye of the leopard by Henning Mankell

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementHenning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Steven T. Murray
ContributionsMurray, Steven T.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT9876.23.A49 L4613 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p. ;
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24447351M
ISBN 109780307385857
LC Control Number2008045798

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