The Glass of Time

The Glass of Time

The Secret Life of Miss Esperanza Gorst

By Michael Cox

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393337167, 586pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009

Building on his haunting, superbly written debut, The Meaning of Night, Michael Cox returns to a story of murder, love, and revenge in Victorian England. The Glass of Time is a vividly imagined study of seduction, betrayal, and friendship between two powerful women bound together by the past.

About the Author
Michael Cox is Professor in the Department of International Relations and Director of IDEAS at the London School of Economics. He edited an eight-volume set for SAGE, Twentieth Century International Relations, in 2007.