The creator of Peter Pan revisits his ancestral village in this 1889 work. Again he draws upon his mother's stories about a small-town in Scotland; A Window in Thrums is one of Barrie's most poignant novels. Of it he wrote: "It is a sadder book to me than it can ever be to anyone else."
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About the Author
Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM ( 9 May 1860 - 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. He was born and educated in Scotland but moved to London, where he wrote a number of successful novels and plays. There he met the Llewelyn Davies boys, who inspired him to write about a baby boy who has magical adventures in Kensington Gardens (included in The Little White Bird), then to write Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, a "fairy play" about an ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy setting of Neverland.