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Arms and the man

by George Bernard Shaw

It’s 1885, and Raina’s bourgeois Bulgarian family is caught up in the heady patriotism of their war with Serbia. The beautiful and headstrong Raina eagerly awaits her fiancé’s victorious return from battle – but instead meets a soldier who seeks asylum in her bedroom. This is one soldier who definitely prefers romance and chocolate to fear and bullets. War may be raging on the battlefield, but it’s the battle of the sexes that heats up this extraordinary comedy and offers very different notions of love and war.

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English

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English

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1894

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George Bernard Shaw

Ireland & England

Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. By the mid-1880s he had become a r...

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