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"Barrie's sense of rejection and inferiority, suffered while in the shadow of David, was largely dispelled by his younger sister Maggie."
Chapter 1, page 6

"At the age of 13, Barrie 'put the literary calling to bed for a time, having gone to a school where cricket and football were more esteemed'. His childhood was over."
Chapter 1, page 7

"In 1878, at the age of 18, Barrie left Dumfries Academy and returned home to Kirriemuir with the intention of becoming a writer. But his parents had other plans."
Chapter 1, page 11

"Although Sentimental Tommy was to be largely based on his own boyhood in Kirriemuir, Barrie found that the companionship of a real boy helped to bring the memories swinging back."
Chapter 3, page 32


"Whatever Mary's thoughts might have been as she read her husband's work, they have not been recorded."
Chapter 3, page 40


"Just as Tommy and Grizel chronicled Barrie's failing marriage and his own inability to...

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