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Rembrandt"s Whore

A Novel

by Sylvie Matton

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Canongate U.S. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Romance - Historical

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTamsin Black (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8923605M
    ISBN 101841953229
    ISBN 109781841953229


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