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The sleeper

John Browning

The sleeper

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Browning.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15137196M
    ISBN 100709138660
    OCLC/WorldCa16241161


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The sleeper. [J Robert Janes] -- "David Ashby spent the last war killing Germans, and the years after falling in love with one. By the time Hitler comes to power, David has a half-German daughter, Karen, whom he loves more than life.Folklore # in Books > Teens > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Fairy Tales & Folklore > Adaptations # in Books > Teens > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Myths & Legends This review appeared on my blog - Sleeper and the Spindle is a new novelette by Neil Gaiman with illustrations by Chris Size: KB.