Sunday Dec 20

Alan went off early.
Proofs of Troy .
To Belleville: row and ultimatum.
Proofs.
Visit to Alix at 5 Nottingham St where she told of the death of Bavaria1.
Then to Maisie where Tim is.
Proofs till [until] 2 oclock.

Editorial Notes

1refers to Bavaria (Germany)'s loss of autonomy under the National Socialists? eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Belleville

    London, England
    a private nursing home where Jenny Nicholson convalesced in late 1936/ early 1937 RPG 264
  • Nottingham Street

    Westminster, London, England
    5, Nottingham Street was the location of Harry and Alix Kemp's flat KG

People Mentioned

  • Maisie

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Alix Kemp

    Kemp, Alix
    Married to poet Harry Kemp. The couple shared a house with Graves and Riding in Ewhurst, Surrey (1937). eds (RPG 277); also referred to as Frau Eierman by RG eds. see Diary August 30, 1936
  • Timothy

    Brown, Timothy
    son of Maisie Sommerville and Tanny Brown eds.

Bibliography

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