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The Meaning Of Night

(2006)
A novel by

 
Awards
Waterstone's Newcomer of the Year Best Novel (nominee)
Costa Book Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
This work is set in a cold October night, 1854. In a dark passageway, an innocent man is stabbed to death. So begins the extraordinary story of Edward Glyver, booklover, 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. Glyver's path leads him from the depths of Victorian London, with its foggy streets, brothels and opium dens, to Evenwood, one of England's most enchanting country houses. His is a story of betrayal and treachery, of death and delusion, of ruthless obsession and ambition. And at every turn, driving Glyver irresistibly onwards, is his deadly rival: the poet-criminal Phoebus Rainsford Daunt. Thirty years in the writing, "The Meaning Of Night" is a stunning achievement. Full of drama and passion, it is an enthralling novel that will captivate readers right up to its final thrilling revelation.

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Hardback Editions

October 2006 : Canada Hardback
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7710-2305-7 / 978-0-7710-2305-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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August 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Meaning of Night: A Confession
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-393-06203-1 / 978-0-393-06203-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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September 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7195-6835-8 / 978-0-7195-6835-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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September 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7195-6966-4 / 978-0-7195-6966-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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Paperback Editions

June 2009 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7710-2303-0 / 978-0-7710-2303-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Meaning of Night: A Confession
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-393-33034-6 / 978-0-393-33034-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7195-6837-4 / 978-0-7195-6837-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


January 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7195-6973-7 / 978-0-7195-6973-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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June 2007 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7710-2306-5 / 978-0-7710-2306-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Meaning of Night: A Confession
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7195-6836-6 / 978-0-7394-7968-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: [LITTLE FRED RIDING HOOD (BANANA STORYBOOKS: RED) BY (Author)Cox, Michael]Paperback(Sep-2006)
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7394-7968-7 / 8601410067335 (USA edition)
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
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Audio Editions

February 2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Meaning Of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 1-4055-0698-9 / 978-1-4055-0698-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


November 2006 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 1-4074-8002-2 / 978-1-4074-8002-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2006 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   


September 2006 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2006 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 0-7195-6918-4 / 978-0-7195-6918-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Meaning of Night: A Confession
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 1-4281-2488-8 / 978-1-4281-2488-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2006 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
ISBN: 1-84632-492-0 / 978-1-84632-492-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

May 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
Publisher: John Murray
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May 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Meaning of Night
Author(s): Michael Cox
Publisher: Emblem Editions
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Meaning of Night: A Confession
Author(s): Michael Cox
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   



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