Untitled Story (draft) set in Vermilion Sands

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88938/3/2
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000147.0x00034a
  • Dates of Creation
      [c 1958]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Scope and Content

1. An unpublished draft story, in typescript with revisions, annotations and crossings-out in red (and blue) ball-point pen.

The draft is without title or date. The narrator of the story accepts temporary employment as private secretary to an eccentric millionaire, Samuel Hardoon, who lives in a sprawling labyrinthine mansion near Vermilion Sands.

2. In addition, two sheets of autograph notes (without date) relating to Vermilion Sands.

Access Information


Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The Vermilion sands story comprises 17 numbered sheets. Sheet 17 is missing a narrow strip at the upper left margin (no loss of text).