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The Oxford affair

The Oxford affair

a comedy in three acts

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Published by Penn in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Josephine H. Cobb and Jennie E. Paine
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsPaine, Jennie E
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination31 p
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15202922M

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“Mason introduces myriad characters, almost too many to follow, but with a careful reading the story unfolds the underpinnings of a good plot.” The Darwin Affair by Tim Mason is set in Victorian England of the s. The opening hook grabs the reader and tosses him or her into the middle of an assassination attempt of the Royals—Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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