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Playwright and novelist. Born Kirriemuir, Scotland.  Moved to London, Bloomsbury, in 1885 for his writing career. Less than 5 foot tall he was not very successful with women and developed a habit of befriending the families of married friends, playing with their children, and on one occasion developing a close friendship with the wife, Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, the mother of the four boys on whom it is said the 'Lost Boys' in Peter Pan are based.  His marriage in 1891 was unsuccessful and…

Playwright and novelist. Born Kirriemuir, Scotland. Moved to London, Bloomsbury, in 1885 for his writing career. Less than 5 foot tall he was not very successful with women and developed a habit of befriending the families of married friends, playing with their children, and on one occasion developing a close friendship with the wife, Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, the mother of the four boys on whom it is said the 'Lost Boys' in Peter Pan are based. His marriage in 1891 was unsuccessful and…

Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), an Austrian writer, and his dog

Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), an Austrian writer, and his dog

A rare view of J.M. Barrie at his desk in Adelphi Terrace House

A rare view of J.M. Barrie at his desk in Adelphi Terrace House

An officer holds slain RCMP Const. David Ross' dog Danny at the funeral procession for the three RCMP officers who were killed in the line of duty.

An officer holds slain RCMP Const. David Ross' dog Danny at the funeral procession for the three RCMP officers who were killed in the line of duty.

Jack London, studying at Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon, 1886, Oakland, California. As a schoolboy, London often studied at Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon, a port-side bar in Oakland. At 17, he confessed to the bar's owner, John Heinold, his desire to attend university and pursue a career as a writer. Heinold lent London tuition money to attend college. (Heinold's First and Last Chance, tiny little saloon still exists in what is now Jack London Square, Oakland, on the Bay…

Jack London, studying at Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon, 1886, Oakland, California. As a schoolboy, London often studied at Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon, a port-side bar in Oakland. At 17, he confessed to the bar's owner, John Heinold, his desire to attend university and pursue a career as a writer. Heinold lent London tuition money to attend college. (Heinold's First and Last Chance, tiny little saloon still exists in what is now Jack London Square, Oakland, on the Bay…

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