The millionairess

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Penguin Books, Mar 2, 1961 - Fiction - 128 pages
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User Review  - Ken Moten - Goodreads

This was an interesting little play. It was a good comedic play and I had a some laughs though I was never sure what Shaw was trying to say. I won't spoil the plot but have Led Zepplin's Stairway To ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Jensen - Goodreads

This is my first time with this play, but it is instantly one of my favorites by Shaw. The ending disappoints, as Shaw's endings often do, but it is funny, funny, funny. The points made about money and what it does to people and society are typically insightful. Loved it. Read full review

Contents

Preface on Bosses
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ACT III
91
Copyright

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About the author (1961)

Renowned literary genius George Bernard Shaw was born on July 26, 1856 in Dublin, Ireland. He later moved to London and educated himself at the British Museum while several of his novels were published in small socialist magazines. Shaw later became a music critic for the Star and for the World. He was a drama critic for the Saturday Review and later began to have some of his early plays produced. Shaw wrote the plays Man and Superman, Major Barbara, and Pygmalion, which was later adapted as My Fair Lady in both the musical and film form. He also transformed his works into screenplays for Saint Joan, How He Lied to Her Husband, Arms and the Man, Pygmalion, and Major Barbara. Shaw won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. George Bernard Shaw died on November 2, 1950 at Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England.

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