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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

This translation originally published, London: Collins, 1969. - Translation of "La Femme rompue". Paris: Gallimard, 1967.

Statement(by) Simone deBeauvoir ; translated by Patrick O"Brian.
SeriesFontana modern novels
ContributionsO"Brian, Patrick, 1914-
The Physical Object
Pagination220p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22323626M
ISBN 100006135986

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