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Goodbye Christopher Robin

‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ – an ode-to-England piece that gets it right

Well, you may not “fwoe up” as Dorothy Parker so famously wrote in her book review of “The House at Pooh Corner.”

But you might come close.

Well-intentioned as it is, “Goodbye Christopher Robin” could put a Pooh Lover off Winnie-the-Pooh permanently.

A.A. Milne’s much-loved children’s books have been required bedtime reading for generations of children (and, let’s face it, many adults).  Written in the aftermath of World War I, the adventures of Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and, of course, Christopher Robin have as firm a place in classic literature as “Alice in Wonderland” or “Peter Pan.”