The creator of Peter Pan revisits his ancestral village in this 1889 work. Again he draws upon his mother's stories about a small-town in Scotland; A Window in Thrums is one of Barrie's most poignant novels. Of it he wrote: It is a sadder book to me than it can ever be to anyone else."
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J. M. Barrie (Author)
J. M. Barrie (1860-1937) was a Scottish author and playwright. He was involved in the early twentieth-century attempts to overcome state censorship of the arts. Drawing inspiration from the Lewely Davies family (who had five boys), Barrie is best ...