Monday Ap 19

Two more drafts of Pledge to Strangeness.
Juan of the Moli, according to a letter from Rennes, was denounced from Rennes & arrested on the evening of his arrival at Deyá.
These days have been full of reports of truce-making in Spain.
* Non-Intervention control starts at midnight.

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.
  • Rennes

    Rennes, France
    where Gelat's daughter, Anita, and son-in-law, Juan Vives live; visited by RG and LR et al in 1938 eds.

People Mentioned

  • Juan of Molí

    Mayol, Juan
    Owner of the Es Molí farmhouse. Involved in a local water rights controversy with the Señor of Sa Pedrissa, the Médico and others. R.G. records the on-going confict in his diary over a span of several months in 1935. KG & eds.


    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Pledge to Strangeness [poem] [Not traced. DW]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1937-04-18