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Arms and the Man By Bernard Shaw
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Arms and the Man is a comedy by George Bernard Shaw, whose title comes from the opening words of Virgil's Aeneid, in Latin: Arma virumque cano ("Of arms and the man I sing").The play was... More > first produced on 21 April 1894 at the Avenue Theatre and published in 1898 as part of Shaw's Plays Pleasant volume, which also included Candida, You Never Can Tell, and The Man of Destiny. Arms and the Man was one of Shaw's first commercial successes. He was called onto stage after the curtain, where he received enthusiastic applause. Amidst the cheers, one audience member booed. Shaw replied, in characteristic fashion, "My dear fellow, I quite agree with you, but what are we two against so many? Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arms_and_the_Man Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
An Unsocial Socialist By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July... More > 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw< Less
Cashel Byron's Profession By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July... More > 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw< Less
The Kingdom of the Blind By Bernard Shaw
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The Kingdom of the Blind is a Big Finish Productions audio drama featuring Lisa Bowerman as Bernice Summerfield, a character from the spin-off media based on the long-running British science fiction... More > television series Doctor Who.While asleep, Bernice hears a voice in her head which leads her to a strange planet where a race of one-eyed monsters keep a slave race subdued by mutilating them. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kingdom_of_the_Blind Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward Phillips Oppenheim (22 October 1866 – 3 February 1946) was an English novelist, in his lifetime a major and successful writer of genre fiction including thrillers.Edward Phillips Oppenheim was born 22 October 1866 in Leicester, the son of Henrietta Susannah Temperley Budd and Edward John Oppenheim, a leather merchant. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._Phillips_Oppenheim< Less
Cousin Betty By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Photographie retouchée par Nadar vers 1890 à partir... More > du daguerréotype de Louis-Auguste Bisson (1842).Œuvres principalesComplémentsLa Comédie humaine a été publiée en vingt volumes illustrés de 1842 à 1852 par Charles Furne en association avec Houssiaux, Hetzel, Dubochet et Paulin.modifier Honoré de Balzac, né Honoré Balzac à Tours le 20 mai 1799 (1er prairial an VII du calendrier républicain), et mort à Paris le 18 août 1850 (à 51 ans), est un écrivain français. Romancier, dramaturge, critique littéraire, critique d'art, essayiste, journaliste et imprimeur, il a laissé l'une des plus imposantes œuvres romanesques de la littérature française, avec plus de quatre-vingt-dix romans et nouvelles parus de 1829 à 1855, réunis sous le titre La Comédie humaine. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honor%C3%A9_de_Balzac< Less
On the Prospects of Christianity Bernard Shaw's Preface to Androcles and the Lion By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July... More > 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw< Less
The Crisis -- Complete By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Winston Churchill (November 10, 1871 – March 12, 1947) was... More > an American novelist and was one of the best selling novelists of the early 20th century.He is nowadays overshadowed, even as a writer, by the very much more famous British statesman of the same name, with whom he was acquainted, but not related. Their lives had some interesting parallels.Churchill was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Edward Spalding Churchill by his marriage to Emma Bell Blaine. He attended Smith Academy in Missouri and the United States Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1894. At the Naval Academy, he was conspicuous in scholarship and also in general student activities. He became an expert fencer and he organized at Annapolis the first eight-oared crew, which he captained for two years. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winston_Churchill_(novelist)< Less
Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (8 of 12) By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Raphael Holinshed (1529–1580;... More > /ˈhɒlɪnzhɛd/ ) was an English chronicler, whose work, commonly known as Holinshed's Chronicles, was one of the major sources used by William Shakespeare for a number of his plays.He is thought to have been born in Sutton Hall, Sutton Lane Ends, Cheshire, but lived in London where he worked as a translator for the printer Reyner Wolfe. Wolfe gave him the project of compiling a world history from the Flood to the reign of Queen Elizabeth. This ambitious project was never finished, but one portion was published in 1577 as The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael_Holinshed< Less
Watson Refuted Being an Answer to the Apology for the Bible, in a Series of Letters to the Bishop Of Llandaff By Bernard Shaw
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Getting Married By Bernard Shaw
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Getting Married is a play by George Bernard Shaw. First performed in 1908, it features a cast of family members who gather together for a marriage. The play analyses and satirises the status of... More > marriage in Shaw's day, with a particular focus on the necessity of liberalising divorce laws.1908: Edith, youngest daughter of Bishop Bridgenorth, is about to be married. Her uncle General Boxer Bridgenorth, will give her away, as he has all her sisters. As at all the other weddings he proposes to Lesbia Grantham, the bride's aunt, who refuses him for the "tenth and last" time. Lesbia wants a family, but not a husband who smokes and is as untidy as the general. The General is soon shocked to find that his disreputable brother Reginald will be at the wedding. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getting_Married Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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