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Michael Cox has been planning and drafting The Meaning of Night for thirty years. He is a former editor at Oxford University Press and biographer of the ghost story writer M. R. James. His lifelong passion for Victorian literature led him to edit a number of collections of short fiction from the period, including The Oxford Book of Victorian Detective Stories. He lives in rural Northamptonshire – where The Meaning of Night is partly set – with his wife.

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The Meaning of Night by Michael Cox
The Meaning of Night
Michael Cox
Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2006. With an opening line that instantly grabs the attention this book continues to hold ones focus with it’s story of revenge, murder, mystery and love. The author creates a brilliant back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2007
The Meaning of Night by Michael Cox
The Meaning of Night
Michael Cox
Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2006. Costa Book Awards 2006 Judges'comment: "Michael Cox's recreation of the underbelly of Victorian high society brings a great revenge tale to life. It is a powerful achievement of research, style and plotting."
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2006

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