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The glass of time

Michael Cox

The glass of time

the secret life of Miss Esperanza Gorst

by Michael Cox

  • 49 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction,
  • Lady"s maids -- Fiction,
  • Secrets -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementnarrated by Herself Michael Cox.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6103.O976 G55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20988853M
    ISBN 109780393067736
    LC Control Number2008023909
    OCLC/WorldCa227016281

    Fishpond New Zealand, The Glass of Time by Michael CoxBuy. Books online: The Glass of Time, , 4/5(1).   Glass begins 22 years after E.G. writes his final letter to his former employer in Night. In the fall of , year-old Esperanza Alice Gorst of Paris arrives in Evenwood to serve as the 26th Baroness Tansor’s personal maid.

    Get this from a library! The glass of time. [Michael Cox] -- " Nineteen-year-old orphan Esperanza Gorst arrives at the great country house of Evenwood to be interviewed for the position of maid to Baroness Tansor. But Esperanza is no ordinary servant. She.   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.

    Loved this Book The Glass Castle was recommended to me by a friend and my mother-in-law as an incredible book. I was apprehensive because I read some comments by other aubible users about the narration being quite dry. However, I listened to the sample and purchased the book anyway I thought that the narration was fine.   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.


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"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.

First, let me say I have not read “The Meaning of Night” (an apparent precursor set 20 years earlier). When I read the sample chapter The glass of time book “The Glass of The glass of time book 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 Novel - Kindle edition by Cox, Michael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Glass of Time: A Novel/5().

The Glass of Time is a sequel of sorts to The Meaning of Night: A Confession. Set intwenty-two years after Meaning of Night ends, the book begins when Esperanza "Alice" Gorst goes to Evenwood to (ostensibly) become Lady Tansor's lady's maid.5/5(5).

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.

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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 /5(73).

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. I don't know how Michael Cox did it, but he writes as if he Reviews:   Buy The Glass of Time by Cox, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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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.

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.

Books of The Times Helen Macdonald’s ‘Vesper Flights’ Sees Wonder — and Refuge — in the Natural World. This collection of essays by the author of “H Is for Hawk” interrogates the. 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). Book Review: "The Glass of Time" Michael Cox's The Glass of Time (Norton, ) is the sequel to The Meaning of Night (), which I greatly enjoyed.

Twenty years on from the events recounted there, Glass continues the story of the disputed Duport Succession, weaving family lines together with generous helpings of deception, blackmail, and. 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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Becker, Charlotte. Glass of time. Chicago: Blue Sky Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Book Summary Although Mom has been homeless for years, Jeannette feels a sudden sense of shame and gloom about Mom's life and begins to reflect on her.

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. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Glass of Time: A Novel by Michael Cox (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). “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.

W. Norton & Company.Editions for The Glass of Time: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcov.denied, and an ancient country house named Evenwood.

THE GLASS OF TIME picks up this story 20 years later in the autumn of Nineteen-year-old orphan Esperanza Gorst arrives at the great country house of Evenwood to become a lady’s maid to the 26th Baroness Tansor. We had been introduced to the latest Lady Tansor.