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Complicity by Iain M. Banks

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Published by N.A. Talese, Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


  • Journalists -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementIain Banks.
LC ClassificationsPR6052.A485 C58 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. ;
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1089715M
ISBN 100385475403
LC Control Number94013820

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