Description of a struggle, and The great wall of China.
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Description of a struggle, and The great wall of China. by Franz Kafka

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesGreat wall of China.
StatementTranslated by Willa and Edwin Muir and Tania and James Stern.
ContributionsKafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
LC ClassificationsPT2621
The Physical Object
Pagination345 p.
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16975692M
LC Control Number61001787

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