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NIGHT OF WENCESLAS

Lionel Davidson

NIGHT OF WENCESLAS

by Lionel Davidson

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Published by MANDARIN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • English,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7966459M
    ISBN 10074932340X
    ISBN 109780749323400
    OCLC/WorldCa36993612

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The Night of Wenceslas His first book (), and my first Lionel Davidson read - a result of an article seen in the Telegraph recently. I enjoyed it and WILL go on to the next, though as yet I'm not totally won over. The plot - I think because of an array of Czech names used - threw me at times, but I enjoyed the writing style, the gentle /5.

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