Enclosure – Part of letter to RG from David Graves

from David at Harlech [RG]
...The atmosphere up here is rather strained – Uncle John, Clo[DG] Clarissa, grandmother1 – all at loggerheads with each other and with us. The only thing I can do to amuse myself during mealtimes is to make Sam giggle, which brings forth mouthings from John & dignified silences from the other two....

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Places Mentioned

  • Harlech

    Harlech, North Wales, Great Britain
    The location of the Graves family home, called "Erinfa."

People Mentioned

  • Robert

    Graves, Robert
    [1st person]. (1895-1985). Poet, novelist, essayist, critic, and author of his diary. eds.
  • 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.
  • Sam

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

    Graves, John
    R.G.'s brother. Visited R.G. & L.R. in 1934 with R.G.'s mother. WG
  • Clarissa

    Graves, Clarissa, Janie
    R.G.'s sister who was in charge of children's broadcasting in Palestine. R.G. and she were estranged from 1932 until the fall of 1936. See RPG p 273 CP
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Editors

    Editors of the Graves Diary Project.