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Pericles Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Tyre (Lebanon),
  • Lebanon,
  • Tyre


  • Princes -- Lebanon -- Tyre -- Drama,
  • Tyre (Lebanon) -- Drama

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Shakespeare ; edited by Stephen Orgel.
SeriesThe Pelican Shakespeare
ContributionsOrgel, Stephen.
LC ClassificationsPR2830.A2 O74 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3946090M
ISBN 100140714693
LC Control Number2001031339

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