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The play itself is typical Shaw - bright, smart, very worthwhile.
Reading the long preface is a must even though the language is rather old fashioned; it lends a deeper understanding to the nuances of the play.
The characters in this tale are amazingly well conceived, the premise is most intriguing, and the dialogue is very witty.
Great edition with very large text. The less than 4 dollar price was also a plus. I also received it the day after it was printed! Read morePublished 4 months ago by ASDF
gbs does a believable job on all the characters, with no really dark villains. just good people doing some terrible things.Published 6 months ago by James K. Ray
I just saw Bedlam Production present Saint Joan in NY. I read the play, too. Brilliant play, passionate, witty, thought-provoking. Just what you'd expect from Shaw.Published 8 months ago by Kimberly
I love everything George Bernard Shaw writes. Just a relatively short play, but it gives a realistic AND entertaining depiction of "The Maid". Read morePublished 9 months ago by John
I enjoyed how the Shaw made the decision to bring all readers up or date with a giving thorough background knowledge to enhance the reader's understanding of the historical time... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Alysongayle
I chose to buy this so that I could provide my Joan of Arc monologue with some context. I've found it to be a very well-written play with great character dynamics and witty... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Hippie3
This is a humorous take on the serious issue of a doctor being forced to choose between patients in a life or death situation. Read morePublished on March 4, 2010 by Peter John Pols
In this excellent story a doctor finds himself personally and ethically conflicted when he must decide whom he will give the only cure to, a poor medical colleague who is a good... Read morePublished on February 7, 2010 by Marie Martin