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