Aug 11th Tuesday

More Antigua proofs.
Laura shopping.[RG]
I visited Watt to discuss the Savage business. Lunch with Honor & Gordon at Criterion Brasserie at Piccadilly.
Everything rather blank. Impression: sherry
Supper at Ward &[RG] hot baths
Dorothy [RG] telling our story
over & over to
different people.
Honor returned to Arkesden where Mary & George have descended on her.
Cafá Royale. Dull.

Editorial Notes

1the sequence of words and deletions from "Impression:" to this point may be an intentional pattern, but this has not been confirmed. Please refer to the ms image of this page. eds

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Criterion Brasserie

    London, England
  • Arkesden

    Essex, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Hutchinson, Ward
    Photographer. Contibuted to"Epilogue." W.G. R.G. often refers to "the Hutchinsons" (Ward & Dorothy) as a couple especially when they were staying on the island. eds.
  • Dorothy

    Hutchinson, Dorothy
    Ward Hutchinson's wife. WG
  • Honor

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • Watt, A.S.
    Owner and director of A.S. Watt & Son, Ltd., RG's literary agent.
  • Savage

    Arnie Lawrence's agent KG
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Mary

    Burtonwood, Mary
    married to George Ellidge but used her maiden name RPG 195
  • George

    Ellidge, George
    friend, married to Mary Burtonwood eds.; friend of Honor Wyatt's KG


    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936