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Floating worlds

Cecelia Holland

Floating worlds

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) Cecelia Holland.
    Series(Gollancz SF)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(5),465p. ;
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22332808M
    ISBN 100575022027


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