Aug 26 Wednesday.

Troy in morning: at 1 o clock Sam & David came. Astonished at S's beauty. He talked much better than I had hoped and in very literary English.
L, Jenny &[RG], the boys & I lunched at Chata's. In the afternoon boys to cinema, Jenny to dancing, Laura & I to Troy .
Photographs of Ulysses from Lady S. addressed to me: no reference to Laura
Worked late.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
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    • Annotation: ink correction of enclosure
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People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG
  • David

    Graves, David
    R.G.'s second child [by Nancy Nicholson]. W.G. In RAF; killed in the war. The only one of Graves' children who might have become a poet had he lived. K.G., eds.
  • Strong

    Strong, L.A.G.
    British author (1896-1958) eds.
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Richards

    Richards, Frank
    Author of Old Soldiers Never Die and Old Soldier Sahib which R.G. rewrote for him. Was in The Royal Welch Fusiliers, R.G.'s regiment. eds.; Birth name is Francis Phillip Woodruff eds. see Diary September 27, 1936
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Faber & Faber

    Publishers of Old Soldier Sahib and Old Soldiers Never Die. WG

Bibliography

    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937