Barrie As Vampire

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Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | A peculiar brilliance

...What stands out in Chaney's account is how much he needed to be seen in relation to other people; to his mother, to Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, to her sons, and eventually to his secretary, Cynthia Asquith, with whom he reprised his relationship with Sylvia. He emerges as a strangely vampiric figure who fed off the energies of those around him and could not love without needing to possess...

from a review of Hide And Seek WIth Angels: A Life Of J M Barrie by Lisa Chaney

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