The Meaning of Night: A Confession (Google eBook)
"Superb.... An engrossing and complicated tale...that touches on every aspect of Victorian society."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book World"After killing the red-haired man, I took myself off to Quinn's for an oyster supper." So begins the "enthralling" (Booklist, starred review) and "ingenious" (Boston Globe) story of Edward Glyver, booklover, scholar, and murderer. A chance discovery convinces Glyver that greatness awaits him. His path to win back what is rightfully his leads him to Evenwood, one of England's most enchanting country houses, and a woman who will become his obsession.
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Review: The Meaning of Night (The Meaning of Night #1)User Review - Robert Cohen - Goodreads
I gave this 4 stars, perhaps unfairly as I could not help comparing it to Wilkie Collins' The Woman in White, the ne plus ultra of Victorian suspense/mystery/thriller novels. I almost didn't read it ... Read full review
Review: The Meaning of Night (The Meaning of Night #1)User Review - Matt Schiariti - Goodreads
This is one of the most unique books I've ever read. Is it because it's a murder mystery? No. Because it's told in the first person? No. What makes it unlike any other book I've read is that from the ... Read full review