March 15 Monday

News of a Gov t [Government] counter-attack against the Italians at Guadarrama. Italians reported in rout.[RG]
More sorting of poems; rewriting some.
The MacCormacks turned up on the way back to England from Dubrovnik.
To tea at Buri's with them, to supper at Zieberts.
* Finished Claudius except for cross-copying.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Hotel Belle Rive-Ziebert

    Lugano, Switzerland
    Hotel in Lugano; Graves often calls "Ziebert" eds.
  • Guadarrama

    Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range), Castilla y Leon (Old Castile), Spain
    a mountain range rising from the "Meseta" (central plateau), north of Madrid.
  • Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Buri's

    Lugano, Switzerland
    café or restaurant eds.

People Mentioned

  • McCormacks

    McCormack, Walter & Violet
    Tenants of Ca'n Torrent. Had two daughters: Jennifer, a dancer, & Betty. Continued their friendship with Robert and Laura in England. eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Claudius Film Version [The Fool of Rome] [a condensed novel based on I, Claudius]
    • Author: Graves, Robert