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Candida: A Pleasant Play The Definitive Text

by Bernard Shaw

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ISBN 10
0140481036
ISBN 13
9780140481037
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Penguin Books. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition. With remainder mark. (drama fiction) A copy that may have a few cosmetic defects. May also contain a few markings such as an owner’s name, short gifter’s inscription or light stamp.

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From the book:A fine October morning in the north east suburbs of London, a vast district many miles away from the London of Mayfair and St. James's, much less known there than the Paris of the Rue de Rivoli and the Champs Elysees, and much less narrow, squalid, fetid and airless in its slums; strong in comfortable, prosperous middle class life; wide-streeted, myriad-populated; well-served with ugly iron urinals, Radical clubs, tram lines, and a perpetual stream of yellow cars; enjoying in its main thoroughfares the luxury of grass-grown "front gardens," untrodden by the foot of man save as to the path from the gate to the hall door; but blighted by an intolerable monotony of miles and miles of graceless, characterless brick houses, black iron railings, stony pavements, slaty roofs, and respectably ill dressed or disreputably poorly dressed people, quite accustomed to the place, and mostly plodding about somebody else's work, which they would not do if they themselves could help it. The little energy and eagerness that crop up show themselves in cockney cupidity and business "push." Even the policemen and the chapels are not infrequent enough to break the monotony.The sun is shining cheerfully; there is no fog; and though the smoke effectually prevents anything, whether faces and hands or bricks and mortar, from looking fresh and clean, it is not hanging heavily enough to trouble a Londoner.

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Bookseller
Wonder Book US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
B08OS-00022
Title
Candida: A Pleasant Play The Definitive Text
Author
Bernard Shaw
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0140481036
ISBN 13
9780140481037
Publisher
Penguin Books
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
This edition first published
June 30, 1950

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