Biography: Prolific Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) wrote more than 60 plays examining the social problems of his day, including class conflicts, education issues, equal rights and workers rights. The only person to have received both a Nobel Prize for Literature and an Academy Award, Shaw's most popular work is probably Pygmalion, which was later adapted into a musical and film, My Fair Lady.

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  1. Pygmalion
    Pygmalion
    by George Bernard Shaw

    Rating: 3.0/5 (162 votes cast)

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    To settle a bet, phonetics professor Henry Higgins teaches a cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, that being a lady means more than just speaking like a lady. The witty, rags-to-riches play was later adapted into a musical and film called "My Fair Lady."

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance, Inspirational Romance

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  2. Cashel Byron's Profession
    Cashel Byron's Profession

    by George Bernard Shaw

    Cashel Byron's Profession
    by George Bernard Shaw

    Rating: 2.4/5 (90 votes cast)

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    An English schoolboy rebels, running to Australia to become a prizefighter. He returns to England a young man who catches the eye of heiress Lydia Carew. Lydia can't stay away from Cashel despite the difference in their social positions; she marries him, and discovers in his past countless secrets.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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