Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Letter No.: 
1 Jan 1957

To dear Michael & Eslyn, & all love to you for a happy year.
We've read Wife to Mr Milton & have you read Homer's Daughter also by R.G.??1 R. is deep in the Scrolls & enjoying them hugely. Also we've been to War & Peace, & were impressed. (4 hrs long, so not to be undertaken unadvisably or lightly!) & to the Casals concert. Now we are off to stay with Joy Finzi (Ashmansworth Nr Newbury, Berks) till the 11th. I got right through Dr Faustus, but I never liked it.  Do you know Jean Christophe?2 it's lovely
Love from us both

1. Wife to Mr Milton and Homer's Daughter are novels by Robert Graves.
2. Jean Christophe is a novel in ten volumes by Romain Rolland.


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Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 159, f.148