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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0081 (597)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy from Hyères, France, on both sides of a sheet. It is a reply to a letter by the poet, dated 4 May. Paul refers in detail to everything that transpired after the death of general De Horsey (obligations he undertook, communication with the family), reminisces about Alexandria and mentions several individuals from their social and family circle. He expresses his interest in the health of his brother, C. P. Cavafy, and asks information regarding his place of residence. Incidentally, he comments on the novel Bruge-la-morte by Georges Rodenbach. Of note is the use of English and French words and phrases in the flow of written discourse. (Hyères)
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Plain paper. Black ink. Watermark: Renage Mill Extra Strong.
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