Delhi noir

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Published by Akashic Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Delhi (India) -- Fiction

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Book details

Statementedited by Hirsh Sawhney.
GenreFiction
SeriesAkashic noir series, Akashic noir series
ContributionsSawhney, Hirsh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPK5440 .D45 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination297 p. :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23712028M
ISBN 10193335478X
ISBN 109781933354781
LC Control Number2008937355

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