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NN accepts 5 May 1983 as the date for his visit [to St Katherine's], and further discusses the financial arrangements. Other topics include: a letter from Ted Hughes asking if NN has any manuscripts to sell at Sotheby's to raise money for the Arvon [Foundation]; NN's decision to send some letters he has from [T.S.] Eliot; NN's slow recovery from grief over Yvonne's death, and two reviews he has managed to write; a visit to Ravenglass; and his forthcoming reading at the Lancaster Literature Festival on 18 April 1983.