Margaret Ogilvy: By Her Son [NOOK Book]

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Margaret Ogilvy: By Her Son by J. M. Barrie, 1897.

It is the biography of JM Barrie’s mother. It takes us into a region where there is no longer any relation but the common tie of humanity between author and reader. Yet just because it is so inaccessible to ordinary comment, it is easy to place the volume.

It stands unmatched in literature as an idyll of the divinest of ...
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Overview

Margaret Ogilvy: By Her Son by J. M. Barrie, 1897.

It is the biography of JM Barrie’s mother. It takes us into a region where there is no longer any relation but the common tie of humanity between author and reader. Yet just because it is so inaccessible to ordinary comment, it is easy to place the volume.

It stands unmatched in literature as an idyll of the divinest of human feelings—a mother's love. It pictures one of those rare lives at once so transparent and so deep that they may endure any scrutiny. It lifts the veil from a family interior where faith, purity, and tenderness are native to the daily life, and as it is in the highest range of emotions that the depth and feeling of the soul are best realised, this is Mr. Barrie's finest and noblest book. For thought is before knowledge and love is greater than either, because it is the spirit of both."

Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (1860–1937) was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781300380436
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 3/23/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 372 KB

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