Modern Chinese stories

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .

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Statementselected and edited by W.J.F. Jenner ; translated (from the Chinese) by W.J.F. Jenner and Gladys Yang.
SeriesA galaxy book, Galaxy books
ContributionsJenner, W. J. F. 1940-, Yang, Gladys.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,271p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21165451M
ISBN 100195197887

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