A gathering of ghost stories

by Robertson Davies

Publisher: Penguin Books in New York, Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 84 Downloads: 36
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Subjects:

  • Trinity College (Toronto, Ont.) -- Fiction.,
  • Ghost stories, Canadian.

Edition Notes

Other titlesThe cat that went to Trinity.
StatementRobertson Davies.
ContributionsDavies, Robertson, 1913-1995.tHigh spirits.
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19330291M

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