Nice and icy. A humorous look at the Swedish way of life.

by Inga A. Blomkvist

Publisher: Bonnier in Stockholm

Written in English
Published: Pages: 62 Downloads: 132
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Places:

  • Sweden

Subjects:

  • Sweden -- Social life and customs -- Caricatures and cartoons.

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Inga A. Blomkvist. Translated by W. G. Simpson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDL631 .B48
The Physical Object
Pagination62, (2) p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5773088M
LC Control Number71546593

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