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Some mid-Victorian thrillers

Peter David Edwards

Some mid-Victorian thrillers

the sensation novel, its friends and its foes.

by Peter David Edwards

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Published by University of Queensland Press in [St. Lucia] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Delivered Sept. 17, 1970. Includes bibliography.

    SeriesUniversity of Queensland. Inaugural lectures
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19011060M

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