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The tragic sense of life

Miguel de Unamuno

The tragic sense of life

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Published by Collins .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This translation originally published Macmillan 1921.

Statementtranslated from the Spanish by J.E.Crawford Flitch!.
SeriesFontana library
The Physical Object
Pagination319p.,19cm
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21859865M


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