Peter Pan Ebook

Peter Pan Ebook

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Peter and Wendy, published in 1911, is the novelisation by J. M. Barrie of his most famous play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (1904). Both tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, and the pirate Captain Hook. The play and novel were both inspired by Barrie's friendship with the Llewelyn Davies family. The novel follows the play closely, but includes a final chapter not part of the original play.

The play debuted in London on 27 December 1904 with Nina Boucicault, daughter of playwright Dion Boucicault, in the title role. A Broadway production was mounted in 1905 starring Maude Adams. It was later revived with such actresses as Marilyn Miller and Eva Le Gallienne. The play has since seen adaptation as a pantomime, stage musical, a television special, and several films, including a 1924 silent film, a 1953 animated Disney full-length feature, and a 2003 live action production with state-of-the-art special effects. The play is now rarely performed in its original form on stage in the United Kingdom, whereas pantomime adaptations are frequently staged around Christmas. In the U.S., the original version has also been supplanted in popularity by the 1954 musical version, which became popular on television.

The novel was first published in 1911 by Hodder & Stoughton in the United Kingdom and Charles Scribner's Sons in the United States. The original book contains a frontispiece and 11 half-tone plates by artist F. D. Bedford (whose illustrations are still in copyright in the EU). The novel was first abridged by May Byron in 1915, with Barrie's permission, and published under the title Peter Pan and Wendy, the first time this form was used. This version was later illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell in 1921. The novel is now usually published under that title or simply Peter Pan. The script of the play, which Barrie had continued to revise since its first performance, was published in 1928. In 1929, Barrie gave the copyright of the Peter Pan works to Great Ormond Street Hospital, a children's hospital in London.

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  • (58 stars)

    by Elizabeth Miller on 19/03/2014

    Basic android and it wont open. Don't waste your time. Uninstalling.

  • (58 stars)

    by Kimberly Irvin on 20/11/2013

    Absolutely Will not launch. Fix it please.

  • (58 stars)

    by Tahmim Rohan on 15/11/2013

    It's name should be Sir Crapp cuz it is crappy..would've rated 0 stars if possible..doesn't open on Samsung Galaxy tab3..wtf!!!

  • (58 stars)

    by Bernay Block on 11/09/2013

    Won't open waste of time uninstall.

  • (58 stars)

    by Jo Lee on 07/09/2013

    Please fix! Shall re rate :)

  • (58 stars)

    by gary nanson on 04/04/2013

    Will not open on samsung galaxy s3. Annoying to have to download it and delete it 5min later.

  • (58 stars)

    by Niomme Fantozzi on 20/01/2013

    Wont open :( its my fav film too! Please fix