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Martyrs and metaphors

Colm Toibin

Martyrs and metaphors

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Published by Raven Arts Press in Finglas, Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementColm Toibin.
SeriesLetters from the new island ;, vol. 1, no 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/11906
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2109107M
ISBN 101851860363
LC Control Number88161554

Author: John Foxe (Ambassador Classics) "An Edition for the People", Prepared by: W. Grinton Berry, M.A. "After the Bible itself, no book so profoundly influenced early Protestant sentiment as the Book of Martyrs. Even in our own time, it is still a living force.


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