Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences in Algiers, including topics such as, visiting mosques, churches, synagogues and a Casbah, the native quarter of the city, the people of the city, plans for travelling to Tizi Omzou and Bishra, the weather, and the challenges of not being able to speak French. Addressed from Algiers, Easter Monday. [6pp]

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