Tuesday 29th

Injection. Boil nearly gone.
Cheese from Alix.
Difficult time with Jenny.
Lawrence[RG] Laura getting on well with scenario .
Mary down with flu. Her sister Violet stopped the night.
Letter from O.K. rejecting Troy cover: angry but letter[RG] calm[RG] reply from Laura.
Another letter from Jens Jensen, with crayon sketches of Sønderborg

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Sønderborg

    Denmark

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

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

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

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

    Jensen, Jens
    contributor to The World and Ourselves p.190 eds.; daughter Jensine Jensen born 11 September, 1937 eds.
  • Mary

    Hale, Mary
    Welsh maid at Nottingham Place, sister Violet eds.; later, maid for RG and LR at Dorset St. "Laura pinched [her] from Kitty West" eds. KG
  • 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
  • Violet

    Hale, Violet
    Welsh maid at Nottingham Place, sister Mary eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Refugee Scenario [working title of a screenplay for Korda]
    • Author: Graves Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1936-11
    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937