BEYOND THE WORLD OF POOH: Selections From the Memoirs of Christopher Milne by Christopher Milne

BEYOND THE WORLD OF POOH: Selections From the Memoirs of Christopher Milne

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Drawn from Christopher Milne's four books, two of which have not had American editions, these reflections reveal a many-sided man who came to accept, but never embraced, his literary effigy. In 33 chapters and essays, ""the most famous boy in all of children's literature"" steps out of the long shadow cast by the character of Christopher Robin to provide glimpses of his remote father, A.A. Milne, to muse about war and unwanted rhine, to observe with an amateur naturalist's eye the Devonshire countryside where he lived (he died in 1996), and to remember with love and affection his daughter Clare, afflicted with cerebral palsy. The excerpts are not solely aimed at young readers, but will provide useful, often intriguing material on the Milnes for those doing research.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1998
Page count: 286pp
Publisher: Dutton