Feb 14 Friday.

Laura apparently worked until five this morning.
I read another chapter of Honor's novel1 & liked it very much.
Letter from one Schwartz asking about T.E. stuff for sale. I replied must get A.W.L's permission, & wrote to A.W.L. Letter to L.H. suggesting our book in 2 parts.2
Margarita did not return. Went to see Castañer's bancal 3 at Can Renau. Election meetings tonight at Castañer's left, & Medicos on[RG] Alcalde 4's right.
Wrote to Mr Neale of Islip.
Laura tactfully discouraged Maria de sa Font Fresc.

Editorial Notes

2 T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer : Liddell Hart's book was published simultaneously with the same title (see Higginson A49). eds
3terrace. KG
4Mayor eds

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Islip

    Islip, Oxfordshire, England
    small village where Graves and Nancy Nicholson rented, then owned, a cottage named "The World's End" R.P.G.
  • Can Renau

    Majorca, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Chambermaid from Palma. Worked with Catalina the Cook. WG
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • Arnie

    Lawrence, A.W. (Arnie)
    T.E. Lawrence's brother and executor. WG
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Maria de sa Font Fresca

    De sa Font Fresca, Maria
    Gelat's mistress (or one of them) C.P. & W.G. Sebastian the gardener's daughter (spells "Fresca" without the final "a"?) K.G.
  • Honor

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • Castañer

    Castañer
    ? Owner of a large house in the Clot. Worked in Palma? WG
  • Ernest Neale

    Neale, Ernest
    of Islip post office R.G.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer
    • Author: Lawrence, T.E.
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.
    • Idno: A49
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: The Heathen
    • Author: Wyatt, Honor
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Date: 1937