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Nico on Barrie's humour, with an example from "My Confession Book" (among the treasures to be sold at Sotheby's)

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On the macabre side, you know my confession book? We as children I had uh he himself way back in 1870 or something, I don't know if they exist now, I think called my confession book. The first question in the one I had was, which everybody had to answer, was 20 questions. And the first question was: what's the best place to hang a bunch of mistletoe? And Uncle Jim's writing down was, the gallows. It's a wonderful tale I think, it takes the sort of macabre humor

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