Androcles and the lion: an old fable renovated : definitive text

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Penguin Books, 1978 - Drama - 157 pages
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A retelling of the consequences following the meeting of Androcles, the slave, and a wounded lion.

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

A fun little work, short and to the point, based on the old fable, but with more wisecracking and dialogue. Shaw does not go out of his way to make any side of this look good, and Androcles himself is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

The version I read did include the long introduction, but since I didn't realize that the introduction was by Shaw, himself, I didn't read it. It was also a collection of three plays: Androcles ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE ON THE PROSPECT OF CHRISTIANITY
9
MATTHEW
25
MARK
38
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

George Bernard Shaw was a world-famous playwright. Born in Dublin, he moved to London at age twenty and lived in England for the remainder of his life. Shaw's first success was as a music and literary critic, but he was drawn to drama and authored more than sixty plays during his career.

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