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The Queen of Spades and Other Stories

A New Translation

by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAndrew Kahn (Editor), Alan Myers (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7384352M
ISBN 100192839543
ISBN 109780192839541
OCLC/WorldCa46798584

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