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A Tale of Two Georges

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Full title: Shaw and the charlatan genius: a memoir

Creator / Author: John O’ Donovan

Item Type / Page count: Book / 160p

When Published: 1965

Publisher / Place of Publication: Dolmen Press / 25 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2.

About: A book about George Bernard Shaw and his upbringing in Dublin. In particular, it explores his family’s relationship with George Vandeleur Lee, a singing teacher. Could this Mr. Lee have been the prototype for the character of Professor Henry Higgins in the famous play, Pygmalion?

ID number(s): None

Chapters: Introduction — Shaw and the charlatan genius — Postscript — Appendices A-I — Index.

WW Connection #1: The author of this book was a regular and frequent visitor to West Wicklow and owned a house in the Valleymount area.

Extra #1: includes several photographs and illustrations.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: A review of this book was published in The Dublin Magazine, Autumn-Winter, 1965, pp107-108.

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