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Published by Berkley Prime Crime in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome (Italy)

Subjects:

  • Argyll, Jonathan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIain Pears.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1941 vol. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3668559M
ISBN 100425166139
LC Control Number2002597805
OCLC/WorldCa40155434

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