Feb 7 Friday.

Cold wind, no sun. Karl back in Palma.
T.S.Eliot's books came: also Eothen.
Barker's royalty reports came: £70 more than I had estimated.
Wrote to A.G.
Parchesi at Sala with Gelat & L.
Finished King's Own: sailor crudities kills them all over for fear of sentimental ending.
Laura went through 1st ch. [chapter] of Antigua with me.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.
  • Concordia

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Salón Concordia. Gelat's café. Variously refered to as the Sala or the Salón. The village youths had shares in it. It was later called the Salón Deportivo. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Más, Juan Marroig
    Juan Marroig Mas, called Gelat: Landowner on Deyá and friend of Robert Graves and Laura Riding (L.R. & R.G.'s factotum. W.G.)
  • 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.
  • T.S. Eliot

    Eliot, T.S.
    Major 20th century poet; dramatist, essayist, critic. b. Missouri, U.S.A. in 1888. Became a British subject. Director of Faber and Faber, which published some works by Robert Graves. Corresponded with R.G. d. 1965. eds.
  • Madeleine Vara

    Vara, Madeleine
    A pseudonym used by Laura Riding. eds.
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Arthur Barker Ltd.

    Barker, Arthur
    The English publisher of I, Claudius and Claudius the God. WG


    • Title: Enthusiasm [prose: a Homiletic Study]
    • Title: Epilogue II, 1936
    • Author: Glover, Gordon
    • Editor: Riding, Laura, Graves, Robert (Associate Editor)
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: B24
    • Date: 1936-07
    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936