Nov 3 Wednesday.

8 pp [pages] of Belisarius (story of Eugenius) & sent off the two specimen chapters to Random House (additions equivalent to 4 typed pp [pages] at least)
Consulted with Alan about Year of Damage changes [sic: changed].
Todo un poco nervioso con los otros: el no dice nada; ya nunca jugamos a bolitas como antes.1
Short walk in the dark with Alan, beer at the pub[RG] Bull's Head.

Editorial Notes

1 "Everybody a little nervous with the others: he [Harry? eds.] never says a word; we never play at marbles, as before" KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Bull's Head

    Ewhurst, Surrey, England
    pub near Highcroft eds.

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)

Organizations Mentioned

  • Random House

    American publishers (New York) eds.


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Year of Damage [novel]
    • Author: Hodge, Alan
    • Date: 1936-12