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The murders in the rue morgue by Edgar Allan Poe

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StatementEdgar Allan Poe
SeriesPocket Classics -- 9, Pocket Classics -- 9.
LC ClassificationsPS2618.A1 P64 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26334444M
ISBN 108871007689
ISBN 109788871007687

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