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Published by Berg, Distributed exclusively in the US and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union,
  • Belgium


  • Serge, Victor, 1890-1947 -- Political and social views.,
  • Political fiction, Belgian (French) -- History and criticism.,
  • Politics and literature -- Belgium -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Dissenters in literature.,
  • Soviet Union -- In literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBill Marshall.
SeriesBerg French studies
LC ClassificationsPQ2637.E49 Z7 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1545459M
ISBN 100854967664
LC Control Number91024634

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