The Meaning of Night
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    The Meaning of Night | Michael Cox

    The Meaning of Night

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Michael Cox
    • Narrated By David Timson
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    A cold October night, 1854. In a dark passageway, an innocent man is stabbed to death. So begins the extraordinary story of Edward Glyver, book lover, scholar and murderer. As a young boy, Glyver always believed he was destined for greatness. This seems the stuff of dreams, until a chance discovery convinces Glyver that he was right: greatness does await him, along with immense wealth and influence. And he will stop at nothing to win back a prize that he now knows is rightfully his.

    great narration

    A very interesting story of anger and revenge. Wonderful narration!

    Reviewed on July 02 2008 by Amy Andrews (Hamilton, Ontario Canada)
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    The Meaning of Night: A Confession | Michael Cox

    The Meaning of Night: A Confession

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Michael Cox
    • Narrated By David Timson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    "After killing the red-haired man, I took myself off to Quinn's for an oyster supper." So begins the extraordinary story of Edward Glyver - booklover, scholar, and murderer. As a young boy, Glyver always believed he was destined for greatness, and a chance discovery convinces him that he was right. Greatness does await him, along with immense wealth and influence. Overwhelmed by his discovery, he will stop at nothing to win back a prize that he knows is rightfully his.

    Almost but not quite....

    It is true, this story is compelling and richly blessed with suspence. As a huge fan of Wilkie Collins, I loved this authors reach for Collins' sublim..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 13 2006 by Booksmith (Florida)
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    The Glass of Time: A Novel | Michael Cox

    The Glass of Time: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Michael Cox
    • Narrated By Josephine Bailey
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    Nineteen-year-old orphan Esperanza Gorst arrives at Evenwood to become a lady's maid to the 26th Baroness Tansor. But she is no ordinary servant. She has been sent by her guardian, the mysterious Madame de l'Orme, to uncover the secrets that her new mistress has sought to conceal and to set right a past injustice in which her own life is bound up. At Evenwood, she meets Lady Tansor's two dashing sons, Perseus and Randolph.

    Satisfying and Engaging

    I was interested in this book primarily because I read and enjoyed the previous book in this series, "The Meaning of Night" and was eager to..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 30 2009 by L. Mansfield (Birmingham, AL, USA)