Best known today as creator of Peter Pan, writer and playwright Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860–1937) was born in Kirriemuir, Scotland. An avid reader and storyteller, Barrie knew from an early age that he wanted to be an author. His work, such as the play The Admirable Crichton (1901) was often a vehicle for social commentary.
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