The snake tree by Uwe Timm

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Published by Picador, published by Pan books in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Der Schlangenbaum.

Book details

StatementUwe Timm ; translated by Peter Tegel.
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p.
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22451433M
ISBN 10033030142X

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