Feb 19 Friday.

Laura did not go out today not feeling well. I went to Lugano & bought another silk Italian blanket (14 fr [francs]) bigger & with more gold in, & nacre buttons at Innovazione for L's red dress.
Claudius F.V. several pp [pages] waiting for script from Korda at places.
Three chapters of the Heathen, checking with Laura, & the first ch. [chapter] of Schools.
Leman has been sending red-atrocity pictures to Deyá from Danzig.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Deyá

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Town located on the northwest coast of Majorca, on the hillside between the Teix Mountains and the sea: this was RG's home with Laura Riding from 1929 to 1936. He returned there with his family after WW II. Eds.
  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.
  • Danzig


People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • Leman

    German painter who lived in Deyá , & eventually died there, aged 102 K.G.


    • Title: Claudius Film Version [The Fool of Rome] [a condensed novel based on I, Claudius]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: The Heathen
    • Author: Wyatt, Honor
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Date: 1937