Ada Leverson

(1862—1933) novelist

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novelist, is chiefly remembered for her association with Wilde, who named her ‘The Sphinx’. For some years she held a salon frequented by the Sitwells, Beerbohm, the novelist G. Moore, and H. Acton. Her novels, which enjoyed a belated vogue in the 1960s, are set in fashionable London society; they include Love's Shadow (1908), Tenterhooks (1912), and Love at Second Sight (1916), all of which feature Edith Ottley as protagonist.

Subjects: Literature.

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