Books: Barrie Back

FAREWELL Miss JULIE LOGAN—J. M. Barrie—Scribner ($1). Not many authors and fewer poets know when to retire. Notable exception is Alfred Edward Housman who, at the age of 63, published his Last Poems and has stuck by his announcement. Sir James Matthew Barrie has certainly done his bit for the world of letters; readers, without actually thinking him dead, may well have thought him finished. But now, after nearly 30 years (in which he has written 14 plays but no stories) comes a little Scottish fairy tale as neat as a pin,...

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