Exit to violence by Hamilton Jobson

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Published by Chivers in Bath .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Collins, 1979.

Book details

StatementHamilton Jobson.
SeriesA Lythway thriller
The Physical Object
Pagination248p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17360744M
ISBN 100851197051

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