Sunday Dec 13

Finished Lawrence typescript.
Laura still on proofs of Troy.
Allen and Karl to lunch: Allen has done 3 chapters of his novel 'Year of Damage'
Making out Constable list.
Walk in Park1 with Allen: took a canoe on the Serpentine with him: 1/6 an hour in late afternoon smoky sunset, swans, gulls, sailboats, gloomy trees. Started up boil again.
Dinner with Mary & Bill Fuller. Hay diet and strawberry ice. Very quiet & nice. Sketched out Bill's legal novel for him: the title 'Greek Wedding'.
Have ×××× [indecipherable] smoked one cigarette since Thursday.

Editorial Notes

1Hyde Park eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • 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.
  • Bill Fuller

    Fuller, William
    lawyer and researcher for Antigua Penny Puce KG; m. to Mary Fuller eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Year of Damage [novel]
    • Author: Hodge, Alan
    • Date: 1936-12
    • Title: T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer
    • Author: Lawrence, T.E.
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.
    • Idno: A49
    • Date: 1938