• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 AG/22
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      10 items

Scope and Content

Draft and pre-publication material relating to 'Cleopatra' by Adele Geras. The file includes typescript notes on Cleopatra and her reign; typescript notes on the structure of the book, and a summary of the contents; successive typescript drafts of the text, some of which are printed on the reverse of pages from a typescript draft of the novel 'Made in Heaven'; an annotated flat plan of the book's pages, with nine double-page spreads represented on each sheet; a set of early black and white layouts for pages 1-45 of the book, featuring rough pencil illustrations; and colour copies of the final design spreads for the last chapter of the book.