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Published by Bloomsbury in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England),
  • Orkney (Scotland)

Subjects:

  • Young men -- Fiction.,
  • Street youth -- Fiction.,
  • Metamorphosis -- Fiction.,
  • Senses and sensation -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.,
  • Orkney (Scotland) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLuke Sutherland.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6069.U834 V46 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3691546M
ISBN 101582343993
LC Control Number2003062666
OCLC/WorldCa53170498

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