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In Valhalla's Shadows
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Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd., 2018.
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9781771621977
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W. D. Valgardson., & W. D. Valgardson|AUTHOR. (2018). In Valhalla's Shadows. Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.

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W. D. Valgardson and W. D. Valgardson|AUTHOR. 2018. In Valhalla's Shadows. Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.

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W. D. Valgardson and W. D. Valgardson|AUTHOR, In Valhalla's Shadows. Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd, 2018.

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