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Why does the delivery date not correspond to the delivery timeline of X-Y business days?
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'Preorder' or 'Forthcoming'
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'Out of Stock'
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Sometimes, items have to be sourced by Sellers from outside India. These items are mentioned as 'Imported' on the product page and can take at least 10 days or more to be delivered to you.
'Back In Stock Soon'
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'Out of Print'
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Seller does not/cannot ship to my area. Why?
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Cash-only payment at the time of delivery.
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Summary Of The Book
If On A Winter's Night A Traveller is a novel which places the reader as the main character. The reader starts to read a novel, but after about thirty pages he realizes that the book has a printing flaw. The first portion is repeated multiple number of times. Frustrated, he takes the book back to the bookstore where he meets a young woman, Ludmilla, who is also facing the same problem.
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