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Cashel Byron's Profession

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Description for Cashel Byron's Profession Paperback. A deliriously delightful novel of George Bernard Shaw's, full of miscommunication, drawing-room comedy and love. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 254.
After poleaxing his mathematics master with a perfect right, Cashel Byron, the unloved son of a successful actress, runs away to Australia. He returns to England and becomes the most famous prizefighter of his age, only to be floored himself by the lovely and impossible Lydia Carew. Can Lydia, with her reputation for vast learning and exquisite culture, be wooed by the ruffian Cashel? Can Cashel successfully hide his illegal professional? And so follows, with Shaw's inimitable wit and sparkle, a tale of miscommunication, drawing-room comedy and love.

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About George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin in 1856, moving to London in 1876. His other written novels were IMMATURITY, THE IRRATIONAL KNOT, LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS and AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALIST. In 1925 Shaw was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. He refused a peerage and the Order of Merit from the first Labour Government. He died in 1950.

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Genuine and remarkable narrative talent...a talent of strength, spirit, capacity...It is all mad, mad and deliriously delightful...All I ask is more of it
Robert Louis Stevenson

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