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Strait is the gate and, The Vatican cellars by AndreМЃ Gide

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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Translation of La porte étroite and Les caves du Vatican.

StatementA. Gide ; translated by Dorothy Bussy.
SeriesPenguin modern classics -- 2315
The Physical Object
Pagination360p. ;
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20393166M

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