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The Whitsun weddings

Philip Larkin

The Whitsun weddings

poems

by Philip Larkin

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Philip Larkin.
The Physical Object
Pagination46p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18503099M


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