Feb 5. Sunday

All day reading Year of Damage for Alan; for corrections. This is the final version (about ⅔ way) of what was once very loose & amusing, written winter 1936.
M mlle Perou & the Post Office girls came to call in the afternoon: overwhelming joke atmosphere of M mlle Perou. Laura gave her a cocnut [sic: cokernut] when she went.
Laura going over Alan's Journeys.
* Catalans1 begin to retreat across frontier

Editorial Notes

1Spaniards from Catalonia 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
  • Mme Perou

    Madam Perou and her family who befriended RG et al at La Chevrie eds.


    • Title: Year of Damage [novel]
    • Author: Hodge, Alan
    • Date: 1936-12