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A desert in Bohemia

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Refugees -- Fiction.,
    • Communism -- Fiction.,
    • Europe, Central -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published in Great Britain by Doubleday.

      StatementJill Paton Walsh.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6066.A84 D47 2000b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination335 p. ;
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3579334M
      ISBN 100312262639
      LC Control Number2002265231
      OCLC/WorldCa45369926

        But the poet was right. Bohemia extended to the Adriatic, and included the ports and harbors and coast for a considerable distance, the boundary being nowhere fixed. It was not only possible but was a constant occurrence for navigators to pass by sea direct from Sicily to the “desert of Bohemia”, between the years and


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