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The Meaning of Night - Michael Cox
The Meaning of Night
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3.63 200
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780393062038 (0393062031)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 703
Edition language: English
Series: The Meaning of Night (#1)
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LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
Well, this was a great deal of fun! A BIG read. Set in mid-Victorian England it is a murder mystery, a character study, with the era being one of the characters, and a fascinating one as well. The research is impeccable, and if the pacing is a tad slow in parts I didn't mind a bit since I was enjoyi...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.0 same as the first time
Dani (a GR friend) asked me why I gave this three stars, so instead of pulling out the reading journals I've been keeping since 2000, I reread it. The book is a great homage to the Victorian thriller that Cox had long edited and admired. What I found distracting were the footnotes.The novel is one o...
Wyvernfriend Reads
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0.0 The Meaning of Night
I got through part 1 and failed to care enough to continue. As there are reserves on it I'm going to send it on it's merry way. I may return to it again.
the reader of books
the reader of books rated it
2.0 The Meaning of Night: A Confession
This was so unnecessarily long. I hated almost every single character and found Edward's slavish devotion to fate inexplicable and annoying. Poor Edward - I saw that betrayal coming a mile away (though unfortunately it took many, many pages to learn I was right).
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