Typescript and Synopsis: 'The Enthusiast or the Adventures of Footfruit'

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  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88931/1/9/2
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001202.0x0000d6
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1961
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 oversize file

Scope and Content


  • typescript with minor corrections in pencil; gaps left in text [for illustrations], 2 March;
  • typescript of synopsis in red ink;
  • newspaper cutting with pencil marks in gutters: 'Sub-think', News Chronicle, 25 September 1957 [Maeve Gilmore cites this article as inspiration for 'Footfruit' in her introduction to Mervyn Peake, A Book of Nonsense (London: Peter Owen, 1972), pp.11-12].

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Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Foliation: ff.15.