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CpVb006
Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009 6:17:12 PM

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Index/Outline


Last Updated: 05.08.09


Like the title says, hopefully this will be everything. Think of it as very constantly under very heavy construction. Anyone is more than welcome to help fill in this space, especially since a lot of stuff here is human-processor-intensive (what a headache I've got currently).


I. Character Lists

A. The Raw Shark Texts

1. Standard Text

a. Narrative/Flashbacks
b. characters mentioned or alluded to
c. Characters from 'The Story of Tekisui and the Shotai-Mu'
d. Names appearing outside of the central narrative
e. Real people
f. Names appearing in conceptual fish


2. Foreign Editions

3. Negatives

a. Negative 1 - The Aquarium Fragment
i. Narrative
ii. Names in conceptual fish

b. Negative 36 - Undexes
i. Undex (incomplete) (36/36)
ii. Undex (UK Incomplete) (36b/36)
iii. Gold Index (XX/36)


4. Extended Universe (meta)

B. Book Two (The xxxxxx xxxxx) (a.k.a. Hula Hoop)

C. Book Three (Powerball)

D. The Slashmodernists/"Not Jesus Yet"

1. Standard Text
2. Deleted Scene

E. Stories for a Phone Book

F. The Word Lord

II. Conceptual Fish Text

A. The Raw Shark Texts

1. Standard Text

a. Sediemnt (page 16)
b. Ludovician (page 57)
c. Ludovician (page 58)
d. Luxophage (page 147)
e. Ludovician (page 155)
f. Ludovician (page 217)
g. Ludovician Attack (pages 335-373)

i. part one (pages 335-357)
ii. part two (pages 359-371)
iii. part three (page 373)


2. Negatives

a. Negative 1 - The Aquarium Fragment
b. Negative 26 - The Encyclopaedia of Unusual Fish



III. Reality in the Raw Shark Texts

A. People
B. Places
C. Events
D. Books
E. Music
F. Films

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Planned sections:

XX. Raw Shark Texts editions and the differences between them
XX. Odds and ends (deleted ending, etc.)
and more
CpVb006
Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009 6:49:02 PM

Rank: Shoal
Groups: Shoal , Unspace Science Committee

Joined: 1/24/2009
Posts: 139
Location: United States
I. Character Lists

A. The Raw Shark Texts

1. Standard Text

a. Characters appearing in the central narrative/flashbacks

Eric
(The Second) Eric Sanderson (POV) (myspace)
The First Eric Sanderson
Ian (Eric's cat) (myspace)
Gavin (one of two cats mentioned by The First Eric Sanderson and Clio Aames in The Light Bulb Fragment)
Mr Sanderson

Clio
Clio Aames
Mr. Aames
Mrs. Aames

Scout
Scout (myspace)
Polly (Scout's sister)
Scout's father

Mycroft Ward
Mr Nobody

Dr/Prof. Helen Randle
Dr/Prof. Helen Randle
Rusty (Dr Randle's dog)

Unspace Exploration Committee
Dr Trey Fidorus

Willow Hotel
Aunty Ruth (runs the Willows Hotel with her husband John)
John (Aunty Ruth's husband)
Bleak Dean Rush (guest at the Willows Hotel during Eric's time there)

Greece Trip
Paul (backpacker from London, met Eric and Clio in Greece, partner of Jane, own cat Dusty)
Jane (backpacker from London, met Eric and Clio in Greece, partner of Paul, own cat Dusty)
Dusty (Paul and Jane's cat)

Misc.
Store merchant (Eric buys a replacement dictaphone from him, after meeting Mr Nobody)
Dr Ryan Mitchell
Mark Richardson

note: seeing as how the MySpace pages for The Second Eric Sanderson, Scout, and Ian were designed as part of the Raw Shark texts web-game, it is not known if they are to be considered as 'canon' (or as these character's actual MySpaces), as it is not known if they were actually designed and populated by Steven Hall himself.

b. Names mentioned or alluded to

Mycroft Ward
Mycroft Ward
Thomas Quinn

Unspace Exploration Committee
Captain St. John Lewis (first to catalog the Ludovician)
Dr. Victor Helstrom (author of ‘An Encyclopedia of Unusual Fish’)

c. Characters from 'The Story of Tekisui and the Shotai-Mu'

Isamu (power Bushi warrior, owned territory where Tekisui lived)
Tekisui (leader of the school of Shotai-Mu)
Kenshin (Isamu’s older son)
Nibori (Isamu’s middle son)
Susamu (Isamu’s youngest son)

Minamoto no Michichika (headed country-wide military rule)
Hui-Yaun (Tekisui’s teacher)
Merchant (delivered a scroll containing a “bad character” to Isamu)

d. Names appearing outside of narrative

Wet letters
Simian Keslev
Bob Fenton
Harrison Brodie
Steven Hall

First Ludovician encouter
A. Storr
A.L. Storr
D. Storr
D. Storr
Dr. D. Storr
D.S. Storr
Daniel Storr
Ed Storr
F.M. Storr
G Storr
G.&H.J. Storr
H Storr
L.O. Storr
M.R. Storr
A.A. Storrer

e. Real people

Paul Auster (wiki)
Eisai (wiki)
Charles Darwin (wiki)
Arthur Conan Doyle (wiki)
Max Tegmark (wiki)

f. Names appearing in conceptual fish

Paul

2. Foreign Editions

Danielle Grayson (Green translation only)

3. Negatives

a. Negative 1 - The Aquarium Fragment

i. Central narrative

The First Eric Sanderson (POV)
Jones
Old scribbling man (1)
Old scribbling man (2)
Old scribbling man (3)

ii. Names in conceptual fish

Mr Olm
Mr Morris
Ronald Reagan (wiki)

b. Negative 36 - Undexes

i. Undex (incomplete) (36/36)

Clio Aames
Mr Aames
Mrs Aames
Charles Darwin
Dr. Trey Fidorous
Gavin the cat
Danielle Grayson
Steven Hall
Sherlock Holmes
Ian the Cat
John
Jones
Ryan Mitchell
Dr/Prof Helen Randle
March Richardson
Rusty
(Auntry) Ruth
The First Eric Sanderson
The Other Eric Sanderson
The Second Eric Sanderson
Mr Sanderson
Scout
Dr Tegmark
Mycroft Ward

ii. Undex (UK Incomplete) (36b/36)

Clio Aames
Charles Darwin
Dr. Trey Fidorous
Gavin the cat
Danielle Grayson
Steven Hall
Sherlock Holmes
Ian the Cat
John
Jones
Ryan Mitchell
Dr/Prof Helen Randle
March Richardson
Rusty
(Auntry) Ruth
The First Eric Sanderson
The Other Eric Sanderson
The Second Eric Sanderson
Mr Sanderson
Scout
Dr Tegmark
Mycroft Ward

iii. Gold Index (XX/36)

[]

4. Extended Universe (meta)

Eva Signet (myspace)
Steven Webster
Sherlock Holmes

B. Book Two (The xxxxxx xxxxx) (a.k.a. Hula Hoop)

[Raw Shark texts character 1]
[Raw Shark texts character 2]

C. Book Three (Powerball)

[]

D. The Slashmodernists/"Not Jesus Yet"

1. Central narrative (link)

Harrison Brodie (POV, damaged “super-artist)
Barry (Harrison’s agent)
Marci (Harrison’s maid)
Duchamp (fellow artists, mentioned)
Roy (mentioned)
Mcaffery (wealthy art connoisseur)
Image Incomatsou (mentioned artists)
Miranda (deceased, mentioned)

2. Characters appearing in the deleted scene (link)

Brandon (Bruce) Lee (in a movie on television) (wiki)
Simian Keslev (mentioned, said to be meeting with Harrison the next day)
Barry’s new up-and-coming artist (mentioned)

E. Stories for a Phone Book (link)

Since the entire piece is a list of names, there's no real reason to retype them all here. Included below are both pages of the text, as images and as a .pdf.

Page 1
Page 2

PDF

F. The Word Lord (link)

The Doctor
Hex
Ace
System
Private Fenton
Commander Claire Spencer
Captain James Hurst
Nobody No-one
CpVb006
Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009 6:53:10 PM

Rank: Shoal
Groups: Shoal , Unspace Science Committee

Joined: 1/24/2009
Posts: 139
Location: United States
II. Conceptual Fish Text

A. The Raw Shark Texts

1. Standard Text

a. Sediemnt (page 16)

Australopithecus (wiki)
Homo habilis (wiki)

b. Ludovician (page 57)

[]

c. Ludovician (page 58)

[]

d. Luxophage (page 147)

[]

e. Ludovician (page 155)

[]

f. Ludovician (page 217)

[]

g. Ludovician Attack (pages 335-373)

[]

i. part one (pages 335-357)

[]

ii. part two (pages 359-371)

[]

iii. part three (page 373)

Just over an hour ago I found myself lying face up on a bed looking at badly painted blue words on a ceiling. The blue words said: I didn’t know who I was. “So, what can y_______ Now, one hour later, I’m sitting in a doctor’s surgery and the doctor is trying not to frown or sigh or rub her _________ of negative body language out at all. Instead, she’s sitting up straight and still and she’s got both hands- red, ruddy, outdoorsy- firmly clamped on either end of a silver parker pen. The doctor, who’s name is Dr. R_______ avy, strong set of features and cop______. She’s a large, bovine physical presenc______ cloud of dooming intelligence hanging around her. She s________ holds my eyes out for a second, maybe a second and a b____ evern try to shrug it, before she spe. “Shoot.” aks. “I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news for you, she says. I start nodding the slow nod which I’m hoping will make me look together and “Ok

2. Negatives

a. Negative 1 - The Aquarium Fragment

[]

b. Negative 26 - The Encyclopaedia of Unusual Fish

[]
CpVb006
Posted: Monday, March 2, 2009 3:13:21 AM

Rank: Shoal
Groups: Shoal , Unspace Science Committee

Joined: 1/24/2009
Posts: 139
Location: United States
III. Reality in the Raw Shark Texts

A. People

Paul Auster (wiki)
Eisai (wiki)
Charles Darwin (wiki)
Arthur Conan Doyle (wiki)
Steven Hall (wiki) (link)
Max Tegmark (wiki)

B. Places

The shadow of Ariadne's Arch on Naxos, Greece.
(37°6'36.55"N / 25°22'20.26"E)
Ariadne's Arch (picture)
Naxos (wiki) (link)

The Willows Hotel (link)
(53°26'26.93"N / 1°55'33.46"W)

The bench from which Eric first sees Mr Nobody.
(53°26'12.59"N / 1°55'33.67"W)

The hospital where Eric meets Mr Nobody and Scout.
(53°27'11.88"N / 1°56'14.05"W)

The alley off of Deansgate in Manchester where Eric and Scout park the Jeep before entering unspace through Waterstones.
(53°28'56.03"N / 2°14'47.64"W)
Deansgate (wiki)
Manchester (wiki)
Waterstones (link) (link)
Unspace (link)

Map tracing Eric's route, from the Willow Hotel to when he enters Unspace: http://tinyurl.com/c58czb

note: coordinates can be entered here for a visual of the location.

C. Events

The flash flood in Manchester (link)

note: it is unknown if this is the same flood Eric encountered, or merely an example of a similar phenomenon.

D. Books

[]

E. Music

[]

F. Films

[]
CpVb006
Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2009 9:39:35 PM

Rank: Shoal
Groups: Shoal , Unspace Science Committee

Joined: 1/24/2009
Posts: 139
Location: United States
IV. Raw Shark Texts Editions (and their differences)

A. Proofs/Advance Reader Copies

The Raw Shark Texts “White Shark”/Uncorrected Manuscript (UK)
Publisher: Canongate
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / Uncorrected manuscript (no ISBN)

The Raw Shark Texts ARC (UK)
Publisher: Canongate
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: []

The Raw Shark Texts "White Shark"(US)
Publisher: Canongate
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / Uncorrected manuscript (no ISBN)

The Raw Shark Texts ARC (US)
Publisher: Canongate
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: []

B. English Language Editions

The Raw Shark Texts (UK)
Publisher: Canongate
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN:
Exclusive Limited Slipcase Edition (ISBN: 1847670288) (cover)
Hardcover (ISBN: 1841959022) (cover)
Paperback (ISBN: 1847670245) (cover)
Audio CD (ISBN: 184767156X) (cover)

The Raw Shark Texts (US)
Publisher: Canongate
Year: 2007
Hardcover (ISBN: 1841959111) (red cover) (blue cover)
Paperback (ISBN: 1847671748) (cover)
Audio CD (ISBN: 1847671756) (cover)

The Raw Shark Texts (AU)
Publisher: []
Year: []
Paperback (2007) (ISBN: 1921145749) (cover)
Paperback (2008) (ISBN: 1921351225) (cover)

The Raw Shark Texts (CA)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited
Year: 2007
Hardcover (ISBN: 0002008408) (cover)
Paperback (ISBN: 0002006979) (cover)
Audio CD (ISBN: 1554681472) (cover)

C. Foreign Language Editions

Haiteksti (FI) (cover)
Publisher: Loisto
Translator: Kaijamari Sivill
Year:
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-951-0-32561-2

Et Dormir Dans L'Oubli Comme Un Requin Dans L'Onde (FR)
Publisher: Robert Laffont
Translator: []
Year: 2009
Paperback: ISBN-10: 222110854X
Paperback: ISBN-13: 9782221108543

Gedankenhaie (DE)
Publisher: Serie Piper
Translator(s): Marcus Ingendaay, Susanne Hornfek, and Sonja Hauser
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-3-492-25204-1

Κοσμικά Σύμπαντα (GR)
Pubisher: Livanis
Translator: Xριστιαννα Eλ. Σακελλαροποψλοψ
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-960-14-1635-9

Le Memorie dello Squalo (IT)
Publisher: Mondadori
Translator: Giuseppe Iacobaci
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-88-04-57297-8

Gehaaid (NL)
Publisher: Ambo|Anthos
Translator: Rudd van de Plassche
Language: Dutch
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-90-414-1108-2

Råhaitekster (NO)
Publisher: Gyldendal
Translator: Fartein Døvle Jonassen
Language: Norwegian
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Hardcover / 978-82-05-36339-7 | Paperback / 978-82-05-38354-8

La Memoria del Tiburón (ES)
Publisher: Salamandra
Translator: José Manuel Álavarez Flores
Language: Spanish
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-84-9838-182-5

Cabeça Tubarão (BR)
Publisher: Companhia Das Letras
Translator: Vanessa Barbara
Language: Portuguese
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-85-359-1104-6

Čelisti slov (CZ)
Publisher: Světová Knihovna Odeon
Translator: Ladislav Nagy
Language: Czech
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Hardcover / 978-80-207-1288-2

La Memòria del Tauró ([])
Publisher: La Campana
Translator: Xavier Pàmies
Language: Catalan/Valencian
Year: 2008
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-84-9838-182-5

Cabeça Tubarão (BR)
Publisher: Companhia Das Letras
Translator: Vanessa Barbara
Language: Portuguese
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-85-359-1104-6

Čelisti slov (CZ)
Publisher: Světová Knihovna Odeon
Translator: Ladislav Nagy
Language: Czech
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-84-96735-22-4

כריש זיכרון (IL)
Publisher: Kinneret
Translator: []
Language: Hebrew
Year: 2008
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-84-9838-182-5

Cabeça Tubarão (BR)
Publisher: Companhia Das Letras
Translator: Vanessa Barbara
Language: Portuguese
Year: 2007
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / 978-85-359-1104-6

Čelisti slov (CZ)
Publisher: Světová Knihovna Odeon
Translator: Ladislav Nagy
Language: Czech
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Paperback / []

Raw Shark Texts (SWE)
Publisher: Damm Förlag AB
Translator: Niclas Hval
Language: Swedish
Year: 2008
Editions/ISBN: Hardcover / 978-91-73-51176-6

(///unfinished, much more to come, just working some formatting stuff out here.)
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