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Posted By: Big Al Whittle
03-Aug-04 - 11:47 AM
Thread Name: Winnie the Pooh
Subject: RE: BS: Winnie the Pooh
I only discovered these atories in my early forties when Alan Bennett read them on the radio. Their profundity and underlying sadness swept me away and I read everything about the subject - including Christopher Robin's two volumes of autobiography.

Milne said that he identified with Eeyore and that his writing room was 'the gloomy place'.