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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Good ReadUser Review - Asphyxiate - Borders
I personally like this particular style of writing, so I found the book to be very interesting. It's very long and sometimes slow moving but I enjoyed it nonetheless. Read full review
Review: The Meaning of Night (The Meaning of Night #1)User Review - Christina - Goodreads
Decently-done, mildly thrilling mystery, written in a Victorian mock-memoir format. I liked it, and I really respect the level of research Michael Cox must have done (even if he did border on pedantry ... Read full review