Tuesday Oct 27th

More letters: now all done[RG]
To L.H.
Sent Antigua corrections to O.K.
To Allen [RG] Krob, Laura's tailor with Laura after lunch at Chata (novelist & South American conversation about getting under skins).
Alone to Allen for fitting.
Then to Bromet in Burlington Arcade got nacre & malachite ×××× [indecipherable] 1700 brooch 35/- & Harvey & Gore baroque pearl & gold Italian pendant (ex-earring) £3.10.
Laura with Robin over poems.
Ate apple – felt poisoned. Saw flat in Dorset St with Karl. Very sick. Supper with Robin at Pradas (L. R & K.)

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Prada's

    Euston Rd., London, England
    a favorite haunt of the Graves' RPG
  • Old Burlington Street/Burlington House

    Westminster, London, England
  • Chata's

    London, England
    restaurant? eds.
  • Dorset Street

    Westminster, London, England
    RG and LR moved to 10, Dorset St. in November 1936 into a flat below Harry & Alix Kemp RPG 260

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Robin

    Hale, Robin
    American poet eds; friend [and, eventually, wife] of David Reeves KG;
  • 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.
  • Kyllmann

    Kyllmann, O.K.
    of Constable's RG; also referred to as O.K. eds
  • Allen

    J.B. Allen
    London tailor KG
  • Krob

    Krob
    LR's tailor in London eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936