A Tale of Two Georges
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.