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English people =

George Orwell

English people =

Die Engländer

by George Orwell

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Published by Deutscher Faschenbuch in [München] .
Written in English

  • National characteristics, English.

  • Edition Notes

    English and German on opposite pages.

    Statementby George Orwell ; Übersetzung: Walter Falke.
    LC ClassificationsDA118 .O7 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20106397M
    ISBN 103423090170

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