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The clocks

Agatha Christie

The clocks

by Agatha Christie

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Published by Collins for The Crime Club in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1963.

StatementAgatha Christie.
The Physical Object
Pagination221p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20740989M

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