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The lamentations of Zeno

Ilija Trojanow

The lamentations of Zeno

by Ilija Trojanow

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciologists,
  • Glaciers,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Translation from the German of: EisTau.

    StatementIlija Trojanow ; translated by Philip Boehm
    ContributionsBoehm, Philip, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2682.R56 E4713 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 164 pages
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27210346M
    ISBN 10178478219X
    ISBN 109781784782191
    LC Control Number2015039884
    OCLC/WorldCa913844935

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