1 edition of Reading historical fiction found in the catalog.
Reading historical fiction
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Kate Mitchell and Nicola Parsons|
|LC Classifications||PR830.H5 R43 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 243 p.|
|Number of Pages||243|
|LC Control Number||2012041121|
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