Shakespeare"s dog a novel by Leon Rooke

Cover of: Shakespeare

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • England

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Fiction,
  • Human-animal relationships -- Fiction,
  • Dramatists -- Fiction,
  • Dog owners -- Fiction,
  • Dogs -- Fiction,
  • England -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Leon Rooke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.O6 S5 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3507483M
ISBN 100394530314
LC Control Number82048889

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