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    okładka You Never Can Tell, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka You Never Can Tell, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “You Never Can Tell” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.The play is set in a seaside town and tells the story of Mrs. Clandon and her three children, Dolly, Phillip, and Gloria, who have just returned to England after an eighteen-year stay in Madeira. The children have no idea who their father is and, through a comedy of errors, end up inviting him to a...

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    okładka Candida, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka Candida, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “Candida” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.The play questions Victorian notions of love and marriage, asking what a woman really desires from her husband. It was published as a part of Plays Pleasant, which also included Arms and the Man, The Man of Destiny and You Never Can Tell. Shaw titled the volume Plays Pleasant in order to contrast it with his ...

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    okładka The Devil's Disciple, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka The Devil's Disciple, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “The Devil's Disciple” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.“The Devil's Disciple” is Shaw's eighth play, and it was his first financial success, which helped to affirm his career as a playwright. Set in Colonial America during the Revolutionary era, the play tells the story of Richard Dudgeon, a local outcast and self-proclaimed "Devil's disciple". In a ...

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    okładka The Man of Destiny, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka The Man of Destiny, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “The Man of Destiny” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.The Man of Destiny is a play by George Bernard Shaw, set in Italy during the early career of Napoleon. It was published as a part of Plays Pleasant, which also included Arms and the Man, Candida and You Never Can Tell. Shaw titled the volume Plays Pleasant in order to contrast it with his firs...

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    okładka Arms and the Man, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka Arms and the Man, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “Arms and the Man” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Arms and the Man is a humorous play that shows the futility of war and deals comedically with the hypocrisies of human nature. It was published as a part of Plays Pleasant, which also included The Man of Destiny, Candida and You Never Can Tell. Shaw titled the volume Plays Pleasant in order to contra...

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    okładka Mrs. Warren's Profession, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka Mrs. Warren's Profession, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “Mrs. Warren's Profession” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.The play is about a former prostitute, now a madam (brothel proprietor), who attempts to come to terms with her disapproving daughter. This is one of three plays Shaw published as Plays Unpleasant in 1898. They were termed "unpleasant" because they were intended, not to entertain their audien...

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    okładka The Irrational Knot, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka The Irrational Knot, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “The Irrational Knot” is a novel by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.An Unsocial Socialist is George Bernard Shaw's second novel. Shaw wrote five novels early in his career and then abandoned them to pursue politics, drama criticism, and eventually playwriting.

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    okładka Widowers' Houses, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka Widowers' Houses, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “Widowers' Houses” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Widowers' Houses was the first play by George Bernard Shaw to be staged. This is one of three plays Shaw published as Plays Unpleasant in 1898. They were termed "unpleasant" because they were intended, not to entertain their audiences – as the traditional Victorian theatre was expected to – but to ra...

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    okładka The Philanderer, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka The Philanderer, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “The Philanderer” is a play by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.The Philanderer was written in 1893 but the strict British censorship laws at the time meant that it was not produced on stage until 1902. This is one of three plays Shaw published as Plays Unpleasant in 1898. They were termed "unpleasant" because they were intended, not to entertain their audiences –...

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    okładka An Unsocial Socialist, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka An Unsocial Socialist, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “An Unsocial Socialist” is a novel by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.An Unsocial Socialist is George Bernard Shaw's novel. Shaw wrote five novels early in his career and then abandoned them to pursue politics, drama criticism, and eventually playwriting.

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    okładka Love Among the Artists, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka Love Among the Artists, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “Love Among the Artists” is a novel by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Love Among the Artists is George Bernard Shaw's novel. Shaw wrote five novels early in his career and then abandoned them to pursue politics, drama criticism, and eventually playwriting.

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    okładka Cashel Byron's Profession, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw
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    okładka Cashel Byron's Profession, Ebook | George Bernard Shaw

    “Cashel Byron's Profession” is a novel by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright who became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Cashel Byron's Profession is George Bernard Shaw's fourth novel. Shaw wrote five novels early in his career and then abandoned them to pursue politics, drama criticism, and eventually playwriting. The novel follows Cashel Byron, a world champion prizefighter, as he tries to woo wealthy...

    okładka War of the Classes, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka War of the Classes, Ebook | Jack London

    “War of the Classes” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.War of the Classes is a series of essays by Jack London. The collection consists of these titles: The Class Struggle, The Tramp, The Scab, The Question of the Maximum,A Review, Wanted: A New Land of Development, How I Became a Socialist.

    okładka When God Laughs & Other Stories, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka When God Laughs & Other Stories, Ebook | Jack London

    “When God Laughs & Other Stories” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.When God Laughs & Other Stories is a series of short stories by Jack London. It consists of twelve moving and thrilling stories such as: When God Laughs, A Wicked Woman, Make Westing or The Curious Fragment.

    okładka The Turtles of Tasman, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka The Turtles of Tasman, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Turtles of Tasman” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Turtles of Tasman is a series of short stories and plays by Jack London. It consists of eight moving and thrilling stories such as: By the Turtles of the Tasman, The Hobo and the Fairy or The First Poet.

    okładka The Valley of the Moon, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka The Valley of the Moon, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Valley of the Moon” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The novel The Valley of the Moon is a story of a working-class couple, Billy and Saxon Roberts, struggling laborers in Oakland at the Turn-of-the-Century, who leave city life behind and search Central and Northern California for suitable farmland to own. The book is notable for its scenes in whi...

    okładka Theft, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka Theft, Ebook | Jack London

    “Theft” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.Theft is a political piece set in Washington, DC. A Congressman, Howard Knox, is ready to reveal the corrupt practices of Anthony Starkweather, a wealthy industrialist. To complicate matters, Starkweather's daughter is helping Knox. The play's underlying anti-capitalist theme is also found in some of London's ot...

    okładka The Star Rover, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka The Star Rover, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Star Rover” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Star Rover is a science fiction novel by American writer Jack London. A framing story is told in the first person by Darrell Standing, a university professor serving life imprisonment in San Quentin State Prison for murder. Prison officials try to break his spirit by means of a torture device called...

    okładka Tales of the Fish Patrol, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka Tales of the Fish Patrol, Ebook | Jack London

    “Tales of the Fish Patrol” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.Tales of the Fish Patrol is a series of short stories by Jack London. It consists of seven moving and thrilling stories such as: White and Yellow, The King of the Greeks or The Siege of the "Lancashire Queen".

    okładka The Strength of the Strong, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka The Strength of the Strong, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Strength of the Strong” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Strength of the Strong is a series of short stories by Jack London. It consists of seven moving and thrilling stories such as: The Strength of the Strong, The Enemy of All the World or The Sea-Farmer.

    okładka The Son of the Wolf, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka The Son of the Wolf, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Son of the Wolf” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Son of the Wolf is a series of short stories by Jack London. It consists of nine moving and thrilling stories such as: The Son of the Wolf, In a Far Country, The Wisdom of the Trail or The Wife of a King.

    okładka A Son of the Sun, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka A Son of the Sun, Ebook | Jack London

    “A Son of the Sun” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.A Son of the Sun is a novel by Jack London. It is set in the South Pacific at the beginning of the 20th century and consists of eight separate stories. David Grief is a forty-year-old English adventurer who came to the South seas years ago and became rich. As a businessman he owns offices in Sydney, b...

    okładka South Sea Tales, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka South Sea Tales, Ebook | Jack London

    “South Sea Tales” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.South Sea Tales is a series of short stories by Jack London. It consists of eight moving and thrilling stories such as: The Whale Tooth, The Terrible Solomons or The Seed of McCoy.

    okładka Smoke Bellew, Ebook | Jack London
    okładka Smoke Bellew, Ebook | Jack London

    “Smoke Bellew” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.Smoke Bellew Jack London's adventure novel, set in Alaska, during the "gold rush". The title character, Christopher Bellew, is a young man from a good home, educated, resident of a big city, working in the editorial office of one of the newspapers. When, during a meeting with his uncle, he learns about a ...

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