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Ken Follett Papers: Boxes 5-10 - Triple

Materials related to the author Ken Follett. Guide author: Thomas Zantow

Quick Facts

Working title was "

Yellowcake Pirates" for first through third drafts (October 1978)

Was "Triple" by January 1979 draft

Published in 1979 by MacDonald, London

Published in French as Triangle by Robert Laffont

Published in German as Dreifach by Lübbe

Published in Italian as Triplo by Mondadori

Published in Spanish as Triple by Random House Mondadori

Inventory

 

Triple
Boxes
5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10

Box 5
(1) Correspondence from Follett to Colin Murray: Letter and outline 9 August 1977  2pp.
(2) Correspondence from Anthony Cheetham: Commission from FUTURA to write…and research material 12 July 1977 1p.
Daily Express  7 May 1977 1p
Sunday Times 8 May 1977 2pp.
Sunday Times 25 June 1978 2pp.
(3) Outline, 1st draft The Yellowcake Pirates n.d.  6pp.
(4) Outline, draft The Yellowcake Pirates n.d.  48pp.
(5) Correspondence from Follett to Anthony Cheetham and outline 11 July 1978  15pp.
(6) Correspondence from Anthony Cheetham and Follett:
Comments on outline 21 July 1978 1p.
Follett 24 July 1978  1p.
(7) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman with Follett’s handwritten comments on outline 25 July 1978  6pp.
(8) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman with handwritten notes 2 August 1978 1p.
(9) Correspondence from …? to Al Zuckerman and Follett: Comments on outline 18 August 1978 2pp.
(10) Correspondence from Follett to Pamela Ferguson: Information on “Mossad” 28 September 1978 1p.
(11) Outline, 3rd draft (copy 1)  -- (copy 2) 2 October 1978  15pp.
(12) Correspondence from Marjory Chapman and Follett’s response:
Comments on draft 17 October 1978 1p.
Follett 22 October 1978 1p.
(13) Correspondence from Anton Felton:
Research on Liberia 21 December 1978 1p.
“Liberia” n.d.  11pp.
(14) Correspondence from Follett to The Daily Telegraph” permission to use 11 January 1979   1p.
(15) Character outline n.d. 7pp.
(16) Outline revision n.d. 6pp.

Box 6 - Box 10

 

Triple
Boxes
5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10

Box 6
(17) 1st draft   17 January 1979 401pp.
Box 7
(18) Correspondence from …? to Follett: Comments on draft and handwritten notes 5 February 1979 8pp.
(19) Correspondence from …? to Follett: Comments on draft with Follett’s handwritten notes     5 February 1979 22pp.
(20) Correspondence from Marjory Chapman with Follett’s response, Comments on draft    
Letter 6 March 1979 2pp.
  Follett 19 March 1979 1p.
(21) 2nd draft   21 May 1979 444pp.
Box 8
(22) Final manuscript (box)  21 May 1979   444pp.
Box 9
(23) Galley pages   5 July 1979 130pp.
(24) Galley pages, marked  5 July 1979  125pp.
Box 10
(25) Galley pages, Chapters 10-18, epilogue and postscript n.d. 75pp.
(26) Correspondence from Robert Bre: Translation questions and Follett’s response
Letter   February 1980  1p.
Follett   15 February 1980  2pp.
(27) Correspondence from Robert Bre: Translation questions and Follett’s response
Letter 2 March 1980  1p.
Follett  2 March 1980 1p.
(28) Correspondence from Robert Bre: Translation questions and Follett’s response
Letter March 1980 1p.
Follett  21 March 1980 1p.
(29) Correspondence from Robert Bre: Triple on best sellers list... 1 October 1980   1 card
(30) Triple: Screenplay by Dick Berg - Part 1 ; Part 2 n.d. 253pp.