Black water lilies a novel by Michel Bussi

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Death,
  • Investigation,
  • Secrecy,
  • Opthamologists,
  • Murder,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMichel Bussi ; translated from the French by Shaun Whiteside
ContributionsWhiteside, Shaun, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2662.U845 N9613 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination419 pages
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27226444M
ISBN 109780316504997
LC Control Number2016037620
OCLC/WorldCa953708307

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