Feb 6 Thursday.

Hot day again.
Another 3 pages of Stealing added.
Still undergoing cure, which has improved but not yet cleared condition.
Old-fashioned reviews of P.of S. by Gerald Gould & Cyril Connolly
Transcribing illegible parts of Stealing
Karl turned up; better.
We hired camion1 & took 15 people (Fabrica & Son Canals & the girls) to Soller to see film: "La Hija de Juan Simon" with Angelillo & a Spanish gipsy dancer.
Back at 12.
Rereading Captain Marryat's 'The King's Own' which I read 3 or four times between Chapters? 10 & 16.
Maria Font Fresc gave us green2 fishing-ball.

Editorial Notes

1bus. KG
2green glass[?] KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Soller

    Soller, Majorca, Sp
    Town of some 10,000 inhabitants ten kilometers from Deyá. WG
  • Son Canals

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Large farm-house belonging to Bernardo Colom at the entrance to the village. WG

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Maria de sa Font Fresca

    De sa Font Fresca, Maria
    Gelat's mistress (or one of them) C.P. & W.G. Sebastian the gardener's daughter (spells "Fresca" without the final "a"?) K.G.
  • Gerald Gould

    Gould, Gerald
    Fiction editor of the Observer eds.; a reviewer of L.R.'s Progress of Stories.
  • Cyril Connolly

    Connolly, Cyril
    A reviewer of L.R.'s Progress of Stories; editor of Horizon [magazine?] eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Fabrica

    Gelat's household including: his wife, the Madora, his daughter Magdalena, son Juan and daughter-in-law Anita. Other relations often present were Francisquito, his grandson, and Francesquita, Anita's little sister R.G., eds.


    • Title: Stealing [a homiletic study: later titled Theft]
    • Title: Epilogue II, 1936
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá and London
    • Publisher: Seizin and Constable
    • Idno: B24
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Progress of Stories
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1935