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Published by Penguin Books in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Short stories, Singapore (English),
  • Short stories, Malaysian (English)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Short stories.

Statementedited by Dipika Mukherjee, Kirpal Singh and M.A. Quayum.
ContributionsMukherjee, Dipika, 1965-, Singh, Kirpal, 1949-, Quayum, Mohammad A., Ph. D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9570.S52 M47 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3590920M
ISBN 10014302812X
LC Control Number2002293684

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