The Oxford book of fantasy stories

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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  • Fantasy fiction, English,
  • Fantasy fiction, American

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Statementselected by Tom Shippey.
ContributionsShippey, T. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1309.F3 O96 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 499 p. ;
Number of Pages499
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1406190M
ISBN 10019214216X
LC Control Number93014469

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