AUTHOR | J. M. BARRIE



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J. M. Barrie | Novelist, playwright



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Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. He was born and educated in Scotland but moved to London, where he wrote a number of successful novels and plays. There he met the Llewelyn Davies boys, who inspired him to write about a baby boy who has magical adventures in Kensington Gardens (included in The Little White Bird), then to write Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, a 'fairy play' about an ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy setting of Neverland.
Although he continued to write successfully, Peter Pan overshadowed his other work, and is credited with popularising the then-uncommon name Wendy. Barrie unofficially adopted the Davies boys following the deaths of their parents.
Barrie was made a baronet by George V in 1913, and a member of the Order of Merit in 1922. Before his death, he gave the rights t


Born: 1860-05-09

Born in: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

Died: 1937-06-19





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To die will be an awfully big adventure.

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It is frightfully difficult to know much about the f...

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Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning.

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When the first baby laughed for the first time, its ...

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Don't forget to speak scornfully of the Victorian Ag...

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You know that place between sleep and awake, that pl...

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It was then that Hook bit him.Not the pain of this b...

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The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease ...

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All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie...

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David tells me that fairies never say 'We feel happy...

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Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away a...

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The door', replied Maimie, 'will always, always be o...

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Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. Yo...

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When she expressed a doubtful hope that Tinker Bell ...

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Peter was not quite like other boys; but he was afra...

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He was a poet; and they are never exactly grown-up.

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The life of every man is a diary in which he means t...

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Pan, who and what art thou?' he cried huskily.'I'm y...

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The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply beca...

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Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.'The ...

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