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Really fascinating story - the main character is certainly no shining hero and yet I found myself rooting for him at points anyway.
Peppered with memorable characters, as well as a gripping plot, this is a well-written book that will keep the reader riveted to its pages as the plot thickens.
I try to spend at least one hour every night reading, and at over 700 pages, "The Meaning of Night" took quite some time to finish.
I had high hopes for this book - hopes which were, eventually, justified, though it took a long while to get there. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Richard Stoehr
I owned this book already in hard cover but one of my buddies ask me the best book I've ever read and he wanted to borrow it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dan Whitney
This is a great read. The book starts with a murder confession, and in relatively short time the main character (Edward Glyver) goes back in time and explains what made him become... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alejandro Contreras
Loved this book. Was sad when it. Was over. The writing really made me believe I was in the 1800s.Published 2 months ago by Luisa Beltran
One of the things that made me love the book was how aware Michael Cox seems to be for literary history. Read morePublished 2 months ago by wthunt
(3.5 stars) This is a Victorian gothic novel, set in the mid-1800's. It starts out with Edward confessing to a cold-blooded murder of a stranger. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michelle Boytim
This is one of my favorite books and I just purchased a second copy because I lend my first out so often. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Leslie Douglas
I picked this book up at a used book store, hopeful it would be good but not expecting much (I've purchased so many books lately that I've been excited about - books by authors... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jessica R Schley
The opening lines of _The Meaning of Night_ grabbed my attention: "After killiing the red-haired man, I took myself to Quinn's for an oyster dinner. Read morePublished 4 months ago by doc peterson