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The king in the tree

three novellas

by Steven Millhauser

  • 19 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction,
  • Mark, King of Cornwall (Legendary character) -- Fiction,
  • Don Juan (Legendary character) -- Fiction,
  • Tristan (Legendary character) -- Fiction,
  • Iseult (Legendary character) -- Fiction,
  • Historical fiction, American,
  • Love stories, American

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven Millhauser.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.I422 K46 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3570033M
    ISBN 100375415408
    LC Control Number2002072956

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