by George Bernard Shaw
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2011
An idealistic professor transforms an unsophisticated Cockney girl into a refined young lady in this classic drama set in turn-of-the-century London. The original story of Pygmalion is drawn from Greek mythology. This is a modern-day retelling of this myth.
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