The Enchanted Places
These selected writings illuminate the shy, quiet son of the famous author, A. A. Milne, offering an intriguing portrait of a gifted man who chose to live simply, a choice that brought him satisfactionmore than could ever come from the empty fame of being the "real" Christopher Robin....more
"The Enchanted Places" is a memoir written by the son of A. A. Milne, the real-life Christopher Robin, who didn't only inspire his father's childhood stories but actually lived them. The lines between real life and fiction blur in this memoir, as Christoper doesn't always seem to remember which parts of the Pooh-books were ac ...more
I am a sentimental twit, and no matter how many times I have read the origin of Winnie the Pooh & Co., I still get a thrill when Milne ...more
It is exactly what it says it will be and has a ring of veracity and a poignancy - a feeling almost of a childhood restricted by his name, teen years cramped by the embar ...more
Kas teadsite, et Christoper Robini tegelaskuju aluseks oli autori oma poeg? Nii isa kui ka poeg said aastakümnete jooksul tohutul hulgal kirju, milles raamatu ja selle tegelaste kohta küsiti. Vastuseks kõigile vastamata jäänud arupärimistele kirjutaski Christopher Milne raamatu "Võlutud paigad".
Christoper sündis 1920. aastal, Inglismaal, keskklassi perekonda. Ajastule omaselt olid kodus kokk, teenija ...more
He had an idyllic kind of childhood which involved lots of wandering about out-of-doors in the Sussex countryside with his nanny and playing just like the little boy in the sweet stories. He w ...more
Christopher Milne is een van de weinige mensen die zich bij het beantwoorden van deze vraag kan baseren op zijn eigen ervaringen. Behalve een echt jongetje van zes was hij ook Christopher Robin (in het Nederlands: Janneman Robinson), een personage uit de Winnie the Pooh verhalen.
'The Enchanted Places' is het eerste deel van een drieluik welke Christopher schreef over zijn le ...more
This, was totally different!
First of all, I could see the similarity in writing style between Christopher and his father, A A Milnes work. It was easy to read (well listen to) but it was descriptive, flowing and engaging.
It's a worthwhile book to read and/or think about, too, for anyone who writes about their children today - be it on blogs or FB or as a freelance writer. Though Christopher doesn't ...more