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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For long the two enemies looked at one another, Hook...

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Life is a long lesson in humility.

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Love, it is said, is blind, but love is not blind. I...

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The secret of happiness is not in doing what one lik...

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Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cann...

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Ambition: it is the last infirmity of noble minds.

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If you have it love, you don't need to have anything...

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I'm not young enough to know everything.

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