- UQFL164-Series A-Subseries 12-File 1
Part of Peter Carey Papers
Typescript drafts 1-8 of the novel, and complete copies of final manuscript with print out dates and chapter/draft numbers in the footer. There are several copies of the 7th draft some with annotations by Robert McCrum and Carey. Annotations date the 7th draft as being October and November 1996. 8th draft has annotation by Carey: "with Alison's suggestions". There is also folders of rejected material mainly from 3rd and 6th drafts labelled: "Off-cuts".