Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences and travels abroad, including topics such as helping an English woman deserted by her husband in Algiers, taking a train to Tizi Omzou, the weather and an 'incapable' band rehearsing near the hotel. Also details his experiences of cycling in Northern Africa and plans to travel on to Bishra. Addressed from Michelet Kabylie. [4pp]

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