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Echoes of the War

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ISBN-10: 1406509469

ISBN-13: 9781406509465

Edition: N/A

Authors: J. M. Barrie

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A 1918 collection of short stories about the War. "Three nice old ladies and a criminal, who is even nicer, are discussing the war over a cup of tea. The criminal, who is the hostess, calls it a dish of tea, which shows that she comes from Caledonia; but that is not her crime." 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: $7.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Language: English

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…