Sir James Barrie

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Sir James Barrie

Barrie, Sir James, Baronet - born May 9, 1860, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland
Died June 19, 1937, London, England

dramatist and novelist who is best known as the creator of Peter Pan, the boy who refused to grow up.

The son of a weaver, Barrie never recovered from the shock he received at six from a brother's death and its grievous effect on his mother, who dominated his childhood and retained that dominance thereafter. Throughout his life Barrie wished to recapture the happy years before his mother was stricken, and he retained a strong childlike quality in his adult personality.

Barrie studied at the University of Edinburgh and spent two years on the Nottingham Jour nal before settling in London as a free-lance writer in 1885...

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Sir James Barrie Books

Peter Pan Books

Peter Pan
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
Peter Pan Lock-out Time
Peter Pan The Little House
Peter Pan The Thrush's Nest
The Little White Bird

Other James Barrie Books

Margaret Ogilvy
Tommy and Grizel
The Admirable Crichton
Dear Brutus
The Little Minister
What Every Woman Knows
Alice Sit by the Fire
Auld Licht Idyls
Echoes of the War

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