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The blade itself by Joe Abercrombie

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Written in English

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StatementJoe Abercrombie
SeriesFirst law trilogy -- book one
LC ClassificationsPR6101.B49 B57 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination542 pages
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27186692M
ISBN 100316387312
ISBN 109780316387316
LC Control Number2015017611

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