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Tales from a Greek island

by Alexandros Papadiamantis

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Papadiamantēs, Alexandros, 1851-1911 -- Translations into English.,
    • Greece -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Translated from the Greek.

      StatementAlexandros Papadiamantis ; translated with an introduction and notes by Elizabeth Constantinides.
      ContributionsConstantinides, Elizabeth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA5610.P345 A23 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 176 p., [2] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2727114M
      ISBN 100801833337
      LC Control Number86020957

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