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The meaning of night : a confession

Author: Michael Cox
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2006.
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Features an unreliable narrator, Edward Glyver, who opens his chilling "confession" with a cold-blooded account of an anonymous murder that he commits one night on the streets of 1854 London. That killing is mere training for his planned assassination of Phoebus Daunt, an acquaintance Glyver blames for virtually every downturn in his life. Glyver feels Daunt's insidious influence in everything from his humiliating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cox, Michael, 1948-2009.
Meaning of night.
London : John Murray, 2006
(OCoLC)606237863
Online version:
Cox, Michael, 1948-2009.
Meaning of night.
London : John Murray, 2006
(OCoLC)607766568
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cox
ISBN: 9780719568350 0719568358 0719568366 9780719568367
OCLC Number: 67374720
Awards: Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Newcomer of the Year 2007.
Description: 600 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Michael Cox.

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