The Day of the Butterfly Author:Norah Lofts When Daisy Holt is fired from her first job as a nursemaid, her fortune goes from bad to worse and she seems destined for a life in a London brothel. But fortunne had no reckone with a kindly madam with a shrewd eye for a good investment who spares Daisy from her imminet fate. Taught to become a dancer and not a prostitute, her talent enchants t... more »he wealthy patrons who find her pluckiness and rustic charm refreshing. Daisy's star is clearly in ascendant. But in this tale of early-nintenth-century London, fate had begun to have it's capricious and cruel way with daisy's future. And, when her radiance attracts the eye of an artisit obsessed with painting a portrait, Daisy experiences her first romance and the first of her sorrows as well.
A wonderful novel of a woman whose beautiful spirit and faith in the future will delight Norah Loft's legions of fans.« less