Happy Birthday George Bernard Shaw!

Happy Birthday to George Bernard Shaw, born 160 years ago today.

One of our favourite playwrights, he was famous for his acerbic observations and wit.


About our quoted book:

9780141195070A barbed attack on the British class system, Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. Henry Higgins is the Pygmalion figure who believes he can transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a duchess at ease in polite society. The one thing he overlooks is that his ‘creation’ has a mind of her own.

It was later adapted as the film My Fair Lady starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison and Stanley Holloway.

Our friends at Penguin have an extract on their website. You can read it here.

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