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Admirable Crichton

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ISBN-10: 1406509418

ISBN-13: 9781406509410

Edition: N/A

Authors: J. M. Barrie

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A 1902 play by J. M. Barrie. The title character is the butler to Lord Loam, a British peer. Loam considers the class divisions in British society to be artificial, but Crichton considers them "the natural outcome of a civilised society." Their beliefs are challenged following an accident. Written by J. M. Barrie, the Scottish novelist and dramatist who is best known for inventing the character of Peter Pan.
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List price: $12.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330

James Matthew Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, was born on May 9, 1860, in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland. His idyllic boyhood was shattered by his brother's death when Barrie was six. His own grief and that of his mother influenced the rest of his life. Through his work, he sought to recapture the carefree joy of his first six years. Barrie came to London as a freelance writer in 1885. His early fiction, Auld Licht Idylls (1888) and A Window in Thrums (1889), were inspired by his youth in Kirriemuir. After publishing a biography of his mother Margaret Ogilvy and the autobiographical novel Sentimental Tommy, about a boy living in a dream world (1896), he concentrated on writing plays. The…