RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 462/1/1/6
Datec 1955-1968
Extent1 envelope (1 volume)
TitleManuscript notebook containing plot notes for 'Le Remplaçant' ['The Scapegoat'], 'The House on the Strand' and 'Flight of the Falcon'
DescriptionBlack notebook containing manuscript notes for the plots of 'Flight of the Falcon', 'The House on the Strand' and 'Le Remplaçant' [working title for 'The Scapegoat']. Signed 'Daphne du Maurier November 1955' on the flyleaf. The contents of the notebook are as follows:

- notes in pencil concerning 'Le Remplaçant' [following on from flyleaf, so presumably dating to 1955], including one page of notes on characters and setting; 59 pages of plot notes for Chapters 1 to 32; and seven pages of notes entitled 'Notes for clearing status of Jean';

- notes in blue pen concerning 'The House on the Strand' [not dated, but possibly written c 1967-1968], including four pages of notes on characters, and 87 pages of plot notes for Chapters 1 to 28;

- and notes in blue pen concerning 'Flight of the Falcon - Il Volo del Falcone', dated February 1964, including two pages of notes concerning historical dates, characters and setting; 34 pages of plot notes for Chapters 1 to 28 [three leaves detailing plot notes for Chapters 6 to 12 are loose from the binding but are in the correct order]; six pages of notes on weekdays [on which she worked on the story?] and edits; and two pages of text entitled 'additions for magazine'.
LanguageEnglish and French
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsUsual EUL conditions apply.
Creator_NameMaurier, Daphne du (1907-1989); author
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