Barbarian in the garden by Zbigniew Herbert

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Published by Carcanet in Manchester .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Barbarzyńca w ogrodzie.

Book details

StatementZbigniew Herbert ; translated from the Polish by Michael March & Jarosław Anders.
LC ClassificationsCB203 .H45513 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2631923M
ISBN 100856355461
LC Control Number85203458

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