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The helmet of horror the myth of Theseus and the minotaur by Viktor Olegovich Pelevin

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Published by Canongate, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Minotaur (Greek mythology) -- Fiction,
  • Virtual reality -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementVictor Pelevin ; translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield.
GenreFiction.
SeriesMyths series, Myths (Canongate Publishing)
ContributionsBromfield, Andrew.
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23069402M
ISBN 101841957607

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