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Is Heathcliff a murderer?

J. A. Sutherland

Is Heathcliff a murderer?

puzzles in nineteenth-century fiction

by J. A. Sutherland

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published as a World"s classics paperback in 1996.

StatementJohn Sutherland.
SeriesOxford world"s classics
The Physical Object
Paginationx,258p. ;
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22596281M
ISBN 100192834681

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