Spies by Michael Frayn

Cover of: Spies | Michael Frayn

Published by Faber in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Male friendship,
  • War Underground movements,
  • Fiction,
  • World War (1939-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01180924,
  • Underground movements,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMichael Frayn
The Physical Object
Pagination234 pages ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26336826M
ISBN 100571212026
ISBN 109780571212026
OCLC/WorldCa51835007

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