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Five Fascinating Facts about J. M. Barrie May 11, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — Janet @ 7:15 pm

Interesting Literature

Interesting facts about a much-loved writer

1. He was the first writer to kill off Sherlock Holmes. Before Conan Doyle ‘killed off’ Sherlock Holmes in ‘The Final Problem’ (1893), his friend (and fellow Scotsman) J. M. Barrie published a spoof tale in which the famous detective meets his demise. So, the author of Peter Pan was the first writer to kill off Sherlock Holmes.

Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary. – J. M. Barrie

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