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William - the gangster

Richmal Crompton

William - the gangster

by Richmal Crompton

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Published by Macmillan Children"s in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichmal Crompton ; illustrated by ThomasHenry.
ContributionsHenry, Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination230p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22421880M
ISBN 100333389069
OCLC/WorldCa24720073

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I see a historical suspense book like this as a sort of palate cleanser between more substantial courses of reading, and in that role The Gangster serves very nicely.

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