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In praise of lies

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Published by Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poisonous snakes -- Fiction

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    A black comedy on a writer of crime novels and a lady zoologist, specializing in snakes, who combine their respective expertise to murder her husband. By a Brazilian writer, author of The Killer

    Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Melo ; translated by Clifford E. Landers
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsLanders, Clifford E
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ9698.23.E4625 E5613 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17194277M
    ISBN 101582340587
    OCLC/WorldCa42365108

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