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The Bull from the Sea (Transaction Large Print Books)

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Published by Transaction Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • History,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Theseus (Greek mythology),
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • English,
  • Fiction,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Fantastic fiction,
  • Large type books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8056043M
    ISBN 100765807831
    ISBN 109780765807830


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