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A Tragedy by the Sea and Other Stories

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A tragedy by the sea.
Don Juan; or, the elixir of long life.
Christ in Flanders.
In the time of the Terror.
Madame de Dey's last reception (Le réquisitionnaire).
A passion in the desert.
Lost by a laugh (from Autre étude de femme).
Gold (Facino Cane).
Doomed to live (El verdugo).
An accursed house (La Grande Brétèche).
The atheist's mass.
Paperback, 246 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Wildside Press (first published 1842)
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