By Michael Cox
The surroundings of Bleak House, the sensuous thrill of Perfume, and the secret of Jonathan unusual & Mr. Norrell all mix in a narrative of homicide, deceit, love, and revenge in Victorian England.
"After killing the red-haired guy, I took myself off to Quinn's for an oyster supper." So starts off the "enthralling" (Booklist, starred evaluate) and "ingenious" (Boston Globe) tale of Edward Glyver, booklover, student, and assassin. As a tender boy, Glyver regularly believed he used to be destined for greatness. an opportunity discovery convinces him that he used to be correct: greatness does anticipate him, in addition to significant wealth and impression. beaten by means of his discovery, he'll cease at not anything to win again a prize that he is familiar with is rightfully his.
Glyver's route to reclaim his prize leads him from the depths of Victorian London, with its foggy streets, brothels, and opium dens, to Evenwood, considered one of England's most pretty and enthralling state homes, and eventually to a eating love for the attractive yet enigmatic Emily Carteret. His is a narrative of betrayal and treachery, of loss of life and fable, of ruthless obsession and ambition. And at each flip, riding Glyver irresistibly onward, is his lethal rival: the poet-criminal Phoebus Rainsford Daunt.
The which means of Night is a charming novel that would captivate readers correct as much as its ultimate exciting revelation.
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