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7 edition of Pocket History of Irish Writers found in the catalog.

Pocket History of Irish Writers

From Swift to Heaney (Pocket History)

by A. Norman Jeffares

  • 104 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by O"Brien .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Ireland,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11671335M
    ISBN 100862789117
    ISBN 109780862789114

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