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Ken Follett Papers: Boxes 3-4 - Eye of the Needle

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

Quick Facts

Was “Storm Island” on the galley proofs, 1977.

Was “Eye of the Needle” on 2nd draft December 1977.

First published in 1978 as Storm Island by Futura

Earned 1979 Edgar Award for Best Novel

Made into a motion picture in 1981

Published in French as L'Arme à l'oeil by Robert Laffont

Published in Italian as La Cruna dell'Ago by Mondadori

Published in Spanish as El ojo de la aguja by Grijalbo

Inventory

Follett Template

BOX 3
1 Galley pages / Storm Island 1977  
2 Outs from 1st draft / Storm Island n.d. 185pp
BOX 4
3 Inserts to 2nd draft 20 December 1977 184pp
4 Correspondence from Robert Bre: Translation questions and Follett’s response
Letter and Enclosure 24 July 1979 3pp
Follett 27 July 1979 2pp
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Correspondence from Robert Bre: Translation questions and Follett’s response
Letter 10 August 1979 1p
Follett 18 August 1979 1p
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Correspondence from Robert Bre: Translation questions and Follett’s response
Letter 27 August 1979 1p
Follett 1 September 1979  1p
7 Correspondence from Harvey Unna:  Mailing…Airship manuscript 17 September 1979 1p