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A.A. Milne

1882 - 1956
The English author, Alan Alexander Milne, was best known for his poems and the collection of stories revolving around the teddy bear, Winnie-the-Pooh. After graduating from Cambridge in 1903, Milne contributed humorous and whimsical essays to Punch, a leading British humor magazine, and would later join their staff as an assistant editor. During this time, Milne was also an early screenwriter in the British film industry. Eventually, the incredible success of Winnie-the-Pooh, inspired by Milne's son Christopher Robin and his teddy bear, would come to define Milne's career.
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The short essay on “The Improbability of the Infinite” which I was planning for you yesterday will now never be written. Last night my brain was crammed with lofty thoughts on the ... [+]