The Boy Behind the Curtain


Tim Winton

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Peter Bartlett is the owner of Leap Castle and one day phones Winton out of the blue to offer the castle’s Gate Lodge to him for a half-year writing residency. His generosity and sociability are highlighted by the party he throws upon his return to the castle and his desire to fill it with antiques, books, and other items that bring him joy and comfort.
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Peter Bartlett Character Timeline in The Boy Behind the Curtain

The timeline below shows where the character Peter Bartlett appears in The Boy Behind the Curtain. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Letter from a Strong Place
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The current owner, Peter Bartlett , bought the castle very cheaply a few decades ago, having found some of his... (full context)