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The wicker man

Robin Hardy

The wicker man

a novel

by Robin Hardy

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human sacrifice -- Scotland -- Fiction.,
  • Rites and ceremonies -- Scotland -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: United Kingdom: Hamlyn, 1980.

    StatementRobin Hardy & Anthony Shaffer.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsShaffer, Anthony.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 285 p. ;
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20690613M
    ISBN 10033039018X
    OCLC/WorldCa44015497

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