Nutshell a novel by Ian McEwan

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Large type books,
  • Murder,
  • Brothers,
  • Adultery,
  • Fiction

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Book details

Other titlesNut shell
StatementIan McEwan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.C4 C48 2016b
The Physical Object
Pagination203 pages (large print)
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27215181M
ISBN 101524734098
ISBN 109781524734091
OCLC/WorldCa947796315

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