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Ken Follett Papers: Boxes 107-121 - Third Twin

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

Quick Facts

Called “Unnatural Selection” in first outline draft written in March 1995

Became “The Third Twin in second outline draft written in April 1995

Published in 1996 by Crown Publishers, New York

Published in French as Le troisieme jumeau by Robert Laffont

Published in German as Der Dritte Zwilling by Lübbe

Published in Italian as Il Terzo Gemello by Mondadori

Published in Spanish as El Tercer Gemelo by Random House Mondadori

Inventory

 

THE THIRD TWIN
Box 107 - 108 - 109 - 110 - 111 - 112 - 113 - 114 - 115 - 116 - 117 - 118 - 119 - 120 - 121
Box 107
(1) Research: Two yellow spiral notebooks
1/2 n.d 76pp.
2/2    n.d 77pp.
(2) Back stories/Characters n.d. 6pp.
(3) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman:
Comments on 1st Outline (Unnatural Selection) with handwritten notes  8 March 1995    4pp.
Outline: 1st draft 1 March 1995    17pp.
(4) Correspondence from Follett to Sona Vogel (Crown Publishers): Comments on Typescript 17 March 1995 3pp.
(5) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman:
Comments on 2nd Outline draft (Unnatural Selection) with handwritten notes 4 May 1995 3pp.
Outline: 2nd draft 23 April 1995   18pp.
(6) Correspondence from Ann Patty (Crown Publishers): Comments on Outline 21 June 1995  3pp.
(7) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman:
Comments on draft/outline 21 June 1995 2pp.
Outline 19 June 1995 15pp.
(8) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman: Business information and comments on Follett’s reaction to fax from Ann Patty 22 June 1995 2pp.
(9) Outline: 4th draft, with handwritten notes 2 July 1995 18pp.
(10) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman:
Comments on Outline 4th draft withhandwritten notes 10 July 1995 2pp.
Outline: 4th draft 3 July 1995  19pp.
(11) Outline: Final draft 17 July 1995  27pp.
(12) Correspondence from Ann Patty and Al Zuckerman: Commenting on final outline draft
Patty 20 July 1995   1p.
Zuckerman 20 July 1995  1p.
(13) Correspondence from someone at Pan Books: Comments on final outline draft 15 August 1995 2pp.
Box 108
(14) 1st draft, annotated  10 December 1995  432pp.
Box 109
(15) Correspondence from John Evans: Comments on draft 29 December 1995  4pp.
(16) Correspondence from “George”: Comments on draft n.d. 1p.
(17) Correspondence from Ann Patty: Comments on draft 4 January 1996 12pp.
(18) Correspondence from Marjory Chapman: Comments on draft 8 January 1996  5pp.
(19) Correspondence from Ann Patty: Comments on draft 9 January 1996   1p.
(20) Correspondence from Follett to Al Zuckerman: Comments on characters 11 January 1996   2pp.
(21) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman: Comments on issues raised in Follett’s fax 11 January 1996 2pp.
(22) Correspondence from Follett to Al Zuckerman: “Now I see exactly what you mean…” 12 January 1996  3pp.
(23) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman: Comments on characters and plotting elements 12 January 1996 5pp.
(24) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman: Comments on plot work 16 January 1996  2pp.
(25) Correspondence from?: Comments on draft 18 January 1996  1p.
(26) Correspondence from Follett to Al Zuckerman: Comments on characters and Plotting 18 January 1996   2pp.
(27) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman: “A few thoughts as to how you might begin the book” 19 January 1996 2pp.
(28) Correspondence from Jann Turner: Comments on 1st draft 29 January 1996 3pp.
(29) Follett’s handwritten notes related to 1st draft n.d. 9pp.
(30) Follett’s handwritten notes related to 1st draft n.d.   24pp.
Typed responses to notes n.d. 11pp.
Box 110
(31-a) 2nd Draft, annotated : Chapters 1-25 Pages 1-298 - Chapters 1-4 ; Chapters 5-9Chapters 10-18 ; Chapters 19-25 1 April 1996  474pp.
Box 111
(31-b) 2nd Draft, annotated : Chapters 26-63 Pages 299-660 - Chapters 26-37 ; Chapters 38-46 ; Chapters 47-54 ; Chapters 55-63 1 April 1996  521pp.
Box 112
(32) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman: Notes and comments on 2nd draft 8 April 1996  2pp.
(33) Correspondence from Ann Patty: Comments on 2nd draft 10 April 1996  7pp.
(34) Correspondence from Daniel Starer: Comments on 2nd draft and Follett’s response
Starer 10 April 1996 3pp.
Follett 11 April 1996  2pp.
(35) Correspondence: Notes on 2nd draft
Zuckerman 11 April 1996 2pp.
Evans, John 12 April 1996  3pp.
Chapman, Marjory 16 April 1996 3pp.
Berkower, Amy 17 April 1996 2pp.
Berkower, Amy 23 April 1996  2pp.
Starer, Dan n.d. 2pp.
????? n.d. 5pp.
(36) Correspondence from Daniel Starer: Comments on Information Technology n.d.  6pp.
(37) Research: From Daniel Starer, various articles on technology.
Redbook “The New Crimebusters February 1991 3pp.
Science News “Mathematics Aids Fingerprint Detection” 21 November 1992  
Electronic Engineering Times “Wavelets Accelerate Fingerprinting Methods” 27 September 1993  4pp.
SPIE “Optical Wavelet Transform for Fingerprint Identification” n.d.  12pp.
SPIE “Compression of Gray-Scale Fingerprint Images n.d.  8pp.
SPIE “Fractal Transform Network in Digital Image Content Analysis” n.d.  7pp.
SPIE “Image Indexing and Content Based Access to Databases of Medical Images with Wavelets" n.d.  11pp.
SPIE “Storage and retrieval of Medical Images from Data Warehouses” n.d.  12pp.
Groliers Encyclopedia “Geometry, Fractal” n.d.  4pp.
Groliers Encyclopedia “Neural Networks” n.d. 1p.
Groliers Encyclopedia “Pattern Recognition” n.d.  7pp.
DIALOG Computer Search: Institution of Electrical Engineers 1996  16pp.
DIALOG Computer Search: On contracts to develop fingerprint-matching Software 1996 6pp. 
Brochure: Illustra Information Asset Management 1995  
(38) Research: A check of the proper names in the The Third Twin n.d. 23pp.
(39) Correspondence from David Burrows: Problems of defamation 29 April 1996 9pp.
(40) Correspondence from Follett to Daniel Starer: Change of names 30 April 1996 1p.
(41)

Correspondence from Daniel Starer: Proper names, cemeteries and technology

 

6 May 1996 1p
7 May 1996  2pp.
7 May 1996  8pp.
8 May 1996 1p.
Box 113
(42) Comparison draft 1 May 1996 462pp.
Box 114
(43) Comparison draft, Chapter 34+ 1 May 1996 360pp.
Box 115
(44) Final draft, Original 1 May 1996 684pp.
Box 116
(45) Correspondence from Marjory Chapman: Notes on comparison draft 8 May 1996 1p.
(46) Correspondence from Daniel Starer: Comments on technology (copy 2) 8 May 1996 1p.
(47) Correspondence from David Burrows: Changing of names 9 May 1996 2pp.
(48) Correspondence from Sona Vogel: Comments on copy editing n.d. (1996) 2pp.
(49) Correspondence from Ian Chapman: Copy editors queries 17 May 1996 4pp.
(50) Correspondence from Patrick Sheehan: Copy editor minor query 10 June 1996 5pp.
(51) Correspondence from Nicholas Blake: Desk editor, copy editing remarks 11 June 1996 2pp.
Box 117
(52) Galleys in page form with handwritten notes 26 June 1996  684pp.
Box 118
(53) Correspondence from Patrick Sheehan: Sending back original manuscript/Galleys 8 April 1997 1p.
Manuscript / Galleys  8 April 1997 421pp.
Box 119
(54) Screenplay by Cindy Myers, based on The Third Twin 21 February 1997  210pp.
Box 120
(55) Final draft  1 May 1996 684pp.
Box 121
(56) Galley Proof  8 January 1997 471pp.