The Meaning of Night: A Confession
"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
The meaning of night: a confessionUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This stunning first novel by Cox (editor,The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories ) opens with a murder on a misty night in 1854 London. The perpetrator, Edward Glyver, is an erudite bibliophile and ... Read full review