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The Eye Of Love

By Margery Sharp

  • Paperback
  • £13.00

* An elegant, witty and poignant tale of love lost -- and love regained
* Light, tender and ridiculous

They met at the Chelsea Arts Ball: he went as a paper parcel, and she as a Spanish dancer. Harry Gibson and Miss Diver fell deeply in love...

But when Mr Gibson decides he'll have to marry the hopelessly unprepossessing daughter of his colleague in order to save his ailing business, Miss Diver is cut off without a penny. She's forced in turn to take in a lodger, Mr Philips, who mistakenly takes Miss Diver for a much richer woman than she is...

Watching over them all is Miss Diver's niece Martha, a clumpy, unappealing child of a certain artistic genius.

Biographical Notes

Though she wrote twenty-six novels for adults, Margery Sharp (1905-91) is best known for her children's series, The Rescuers.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781844080304
  • Publication date: 04 May 2004
  • Page count: 240
  • Imprint: Virago
A double-plotted middlebrow masterpiece with a great deal of wit and not an ounce of sentimentality. — The GUARDIAN
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