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The hypochondriacs

Brian Dillon

The hypochondriacs

nine tormented lives

by Brian Dillon

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Published by Faber and Faber, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBrian Dillon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC552.H8 D55 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547386M
ISBN 109780865479203
LC Control Number2009040424


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