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The light that failed

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by Doubleday, Page in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination289 p.
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24174525M
OCLC/WorldCa8898068

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