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Peter Carey Papers Subseries
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The tax inspector [novel] (1991)

This subseries consists of drafts, working notes, proofs, research material, publicity and correspondence relating to the novel The tax inspector, first published in 1991.

The unusual life of Tristan Smith [novel] (1994)

The first working title for The unusual life of Tristan Smith was 'Inside the mouse' and the second was 'The Dog, The Duck and The Mouse' (also known as 'Dog, Duck, Mouse'). It was first published in 1994 in Australia by University of Queensland Press and in the United Kingdom by Faber & Faber. The book was written with two sections: Book 1 'My life in Efica' (Chapters 1-58) and Book 2 'Travels in Voorstand' (Chapters 1-56).This subseries includes drafts, complete and incomplete, with details of drafts and versions in the footers of most. Drafts are mainly computer printouts with handwritten emendations, extensive on some drafts; also included are printouts of Carey's computer directory giving details of files which indicate his work schedule. Some folders of 5th and 6th draft material have interleaved sheets of handwritten notes by Alison Summers. The unusual life of Tristan Smith was winner of the Age Book of the Year Award in 1994.

Until the end of the world [screenplay] (1991)

Screenplay by Peter Carey and Wim Wenders. After an original story by Wim Wenders and Solveig Dommartin,1990. Movie directed by Wim Wenders. Released by Argos Films, Road Movies and Village Roadshow Pictures, 1991.

Carey, Peter, 1943-

War crimes [short story collection] (1979)

Setting copy from the University of Queensland Press for War crimes with notes and two audio cassettes of interviews with Peter Carey about War crimes. War crimes won the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards 1980.

Correspondence from 1965 to 1989.

Publicity material, letters from readers, critics, friends, publishers, literary agents, former school teachers, politicians, literary organizations, fellow writers, professional colleagues and general readers, mostly regarding the Booker Prize for Oscar & Lucinda.

Correspondence from 1967 to 1988.

Correspondence, enclosures, book jackets, notes on works, mementos and personal papers (e.g. application for Stanford writing scholarship); 1 folder containing letters to Carey and Leigh Weetman from her family (1967-1968).

Correspondence from 1991 to 1994.

Correspondence, book jackets, publicity material, letters from readers, critics, friends, publishers, literary agents, students, literary organizations, fellow writers, professional colleagues and general readers.

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