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The reader over your shoulder a handbook for writers of English prose by Robert Graves

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

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  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Graves ... & Alan Hodge ...
ContributionsHodge, Alan, 1915- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR751 .G7 1943a
The Physical Object
Pagination446 p.
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6455583M
LC Control Number43016009
OCLC/WorldCa350900

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