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James Matthew Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a Scottish novelist, journalist and playwright. The author moved in literary high society and was acquainted with Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells, George Bernard Shaw, A.A. Milne and many others. Although he found success with articles and novels of Scottish life and wrote a lengthy chain of critically and financially successful plays, the world will always remember him as the creator of Peter Pan.