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The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

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Published by St Martins Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Popular English Fiction,
  • Discworld (Imaginary place),
  • Fantastic fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Science Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesDiscworld (2)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9616590M
ISBN 100312486030
ISBN 109780312486037
OCLC/WorldCa13331552

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