A lovely description of a woman’s eyes but a woman who has a certain transparence to her, not a particularly strong or memorable individual, even if greatly beloved of one of the protagonists in this masterful Hungarian trilogy.

I don’t think I have ever seen ocean-grey eyes.

‘For an instant Klara’s ocean-grey eyes seemed to darken.’ 


Source: Miklos Banffy, They Were Counted, trans. Patrick Thursfield and Katalin Banffy-Jelen (London: Arcadia Books, 1999 (1934)), p. 329


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