The glasse of time

in the two first ages
  • 91 Pages
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Printed by B.A. & T.F. , London
Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500
Statementdivinely handled, by Thomas Peyton ..
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1823:11
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8], 81 [i.e. 77], [1], 83 [i.e. 91] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15193407M

First, let me say I have not read “The Meaning of The glasse of time book (an apparent precursor set 20 years earlier). When I read the sample chapter of “The Glass of Time”—beautifully written with hints of mystery and secrets—I was immediately hooked with its story of a young imposter posing as a lady’s maid at a grand house in Victorian England/5().

"The Glass of Time," a sequel to "The Meaning of Night," is a well written book with an intriguing story of revenge and restoration at its core. While "The Meaning of Night" was a Victorian noir mystery, "The Glass of Time" does not seem to have the elements of a 4/5.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. A page-turning late-Victorian mystery by a master, The Glass of Time is for fans of The Meaning of Night and for readers new to Michael Cox alike.

Picking up the lives of characters from the first novel some twenty years later, The Glass of Time begins in Nineteen-year-old orphan Esperanza Gorst arrives from Paris at the great country house of Evenwood to become lady’s maid to the 26th. The Glass of Time is a terrific story.

It's a mixture of a suspense thriller, a romance with a bit of detective work too. Dastardly deeds, a string of surprises all add up to a book that is hard to put down. It's a fine sequel to the author's The Meaning of Night in which some of the characters are first introduced.

I enjoyed the earlier book Reviews: The Glass of Time The Secret Life of Miss Esperanza Gorst Narrated by Herself (Book): Cox, Michael: It's and Esperanza Gorst, a year-old orphan, arrives at the great country house of Evenwood to be interviewed for the position of maid to the 26th Baroness Tansor.

We follow her progress from lady's maid to becoming her lady's companion and friend, each stage of which brings about a.

The Glass of Time is written as well as The Meaning of Night. It is also every bit as exciting. Both of the books are right up there with the likes of Wilkie collins. Even though they were written in totally different worlds, these books read like they were written in the mid 's.

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See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive The Glasse of Time Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The Glass of Time is a sequel of sorts to The Meaning of Night. Set intwenty-two years after Meaning of Night ends, the book begins when Esperanza "Alice" Gorst goes to Evenwood to (ostensibly) become Baroness Tansor's lady's maid/5(22).

Cox’s second pastiche of Victorian sensational fiction is doubly remarkable for its sure grasp of the genre’s idiom and its strange relationship to his first (The Meaning of Night, ).Nineteen-year-old Esperanza Gorst arrives at Evenwood on September 4,to interview for the position of personal maid to Emily Duport, the widowed Baroness Tansor.

the glass of time i thought michael cox's first book was good, but this in many ways is even better. I think the descriptive language adds to a plot with many unexpected twists, and was sorry to learn that no more books from this author would be forthcoming, due to. Contains also (with special t.p.)): The glasse of time, in the second age In verse, with an introduction which quotes from an article in the North American reviw (October) ) ascribed to L.E.

Dubois, comparing Peyton and Milton. "This reprint is an accurate transcript of the book as put forth by Lawrence Chapman."d prelim. The Glass of Time The Secret Life of Miss Esperanza Gorst: Narrated by Herself (Book): Cox, Michael: Taking a job as a Victorian lady's maid in the household of baroness Tansor, nineteen-year-old orphan Esperanza Gorst hides the truth about her mission to uncover her mistress's secrets about a past injustice that has affected Esperanza's own life.

The Glass of Time is a pretty good read. There are no real surprises for a reader who's paying attention, and the tense shifting can be somewhat jarring, but overall it was enjoyable. The author may have overestimated the power, or at least the endurance, of love, and that tends to make the story feel less genuine, but it is still a fun story.

Editions for The Glass of Time: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcov. Unfortunately, The Glass of Time is almost undone by its dense and convoluted plot. At almost six hundred pages, the book could have been trimmed and simplified with no loss of coherence.

The ending, in particular, veers into melodrama and contains a few too many twists and turns that border on the ridiculous. “Entirely wonderful chock-full of revenge, romance, duplicity, concealed identities and murder most frequent.”—Washington Post.

Building on his haunting, superbly written debut, The Meaning of Night, Michael Cox returns to a story of murder, love, and revenge in Victorian Glass of Time is a vividly imagined study of seduction, betrayal, and friendship between two Brand: W.

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loss of his eyesight, Cox worked furiously to finish the book for publication in In the follow-up companion piece, THE GLASS OF TIME, he acknowledges several of his physicians that have kept him going for the two years it took to write the sequel.

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When Gilbert came the next afternoon he found Anne waiting for him, fresh as the dawn and fair as a star, after all the gaiety of the preceding night.

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She wore a green dress -- not the one she had worn to the wedding, but an old one which Gilbert had told her at a. Mailing Address Capital Gallery SuiteMRC: P.O.

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