J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys - Chapters 13-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 1910-1914

Chapter 13 begins with the discovery of Sylvia's will, a copy of which is included in the book. There was a question of what to do with the boys. There were only two choices: divide the boys up among relatives or allow Barrie to become their guardian. While there were many objections from outsiders, Barrie and the boys were happy with the guardianship arrangement. Mary Hodgson, the family's nurse, unhappy with the situation, stayed on and often referred to herself as the boys' substitute mother.

The author speaks of the boys' activities in and out school. Also included are letters to and from Barrie and the boys while they were away at Eton and other schools. Barrie continued to dote on the children by taking them on fishing trips and elaborate summer vacations.

Chapter 14 1914-1915

Chapter 14 begins with the outbreak of war...

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