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Manuscript and typescript drafts and outlines of stories or novels, [1940s-1970s], n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 3926
Held at the Weston Library

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Arranged alphabetically by title, 'Embers' - 'Yet She Must Die'. Most of the drafts are incomplete, unfinished, and undated, but they were written between the 1940s and the 1970s. They include notes and drafts of part of two unfinished Gervase Fen mysteries:

  1. (fols. 15-55) 'Timor Mortis', a fair copy manuscript with pencil annotations at fols. 17v-18, 20, 22-6, most of which are by Philip Larkin, and
  2. (fols. 72-82) 'Yet She Must Die', outlines, notes and a draft of the opening.


  • Creation: [1940s-1970s], n.d.


82 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 3926

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom