tea-leaves & fishes. by Ian Hamilton Finlay

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Published by Wild Hawthorn Press in Dunsyre .

Written in English

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Pagination[28]p. ;
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL21110413M
ISBN 100900805307

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When the fish appears in your teacup it simply implies that you are having difficulty with independence and purpose. The fish seen in water indicates a person will prevent a.

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