An Unsocial Socialist

An Unsocial Socialist

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by George Bernard Shaw
     
 

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The boy's countenance fell, and he sulkily went out without a word.

"Is anything wrong?" said the matron, putting away her book with the unconcerned resignation of an experienced person who foresees a storm in a teacup. "Where is Sidney?"

"Gone! Gone! Deserted me! I--" The young lady's utterance failed, and she threw herself upon an ottoman, sobbing with

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The boy's countenance fell, and he sulkily went out without a word.

"Is anything wrong?" said the matron, putting away her book with the unconcerned resignation of an experienced person who foresees a storm in a teacup. "Where is Sidney?"

"Gone! Gone! Deserted me! I--" The young lady's utterance failed, and she threw herself upon an ottoman, sobbing with passionate spite.

"Nonsense! I thought Sidney had more sense. There, Henrietta, don't be silly. I suppose you have quarrelled."

"No! No!! No!!!" cried Henrietta, stamping on the carpet. "We had not a word. I have not lost my temper since we were married, mamma; I solemnly swear I have not. I will kill myself; there is no other way. There's a curse on me. I am marked out to be miserable. He--"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455403660
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
609 KB

Meet the Author

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 CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION. 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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An Unsocial Socialist (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Lauren Stroyeck More than 1 year ago
Satirical tale of nineteeth century British style full of witty banter. Slow in some parts but still amusing and thought provoking.