Oct 27 Sunday

Worked at L.P. [Lars Porsena] to p 17.
No Catalina, but Maria worked curiously well.
Laura a little Troy .
I went over 12 more pp [pages] A.F.G. [Almost Forgotten Germany]
Coffee & printen [sic: witzen] 1 at Can Caballo.
662 & then to Sala & more 3

Editorial Notes

1German biscuits. KG
2card game KG
3[Cutting from Observer , 27 Oct 1935: RG's review of Sulamith Ish-Kishor's Magnificent Hadrian was attached to this page, & removed] See Sept.20th, 1935 entry. eds

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Concordia

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Salón Concordia. Gelat's café. Variously refered to as the Sala or the Salón. The village youths had shares in it. It was later called the Salón Deportivo. WG
  • Can Caballo

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Schwarz' house. (Ca s'Cabalito. The house had a little bronze horse on the balustrade.) Three doors away from Canellun. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Catalina

    Catalina
    Cook from Palma employed by RG and LR; worked with Margarita, the chambermaid. W.G., eds.
  • Maria Luna

    Luna, Maria
    Also known as Anatolia. Served briefly as RG and LR's maid & cook in October 1935, but didn't work out (was dismissed). Diary, October 21- 29, 1935.

Bibliography

    • Title: Almost Forgotten Germany [Almost Forgotten Times]
    • Author: Schwarz, Georg
    • Editor: Trans. Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A45
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Lars Porsena or The Future of Swearing and Improper Language [2nd rev. edition]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Kegan Paul
    • Idno: A21c
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Observer, the
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1791-