Posthumous papers of a living author by Robert Musil

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Published by Eridanos Press in Hygiene, Colo .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Nachlass zu Lebzeiten.

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StatementRobert Musil ; translated by Peter Wortsman.
SeriesThe Eridanos library ;, 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2625.U8 A6 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2416937M
ISBN 100941419002, 0941419010
LC Control Number87083298

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