The Night Circus
The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. The black sign, painted in white letters that hangs upon the gates, reads:
Opens at Nightfall
Closes at Dawn
As the sun disappears beyond the horizon, all over the tents small lights begin to flicker, as though the entirety of the circus is covered in particularly bright fireflies. When the tents are all aglow, sparkling against the night sky, the sign appears.
Le Cirque des RÍves
The Circus of Dreams.
Now the circus is open.
Now you may enter.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pife43 - LibraryThing
I loved this book. Even though it changed time periods frequently, (noted at the beginning of each new chapter), it flowed nicely, was easy to follow, and had a great story. It is partly a love story ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deadgirl - LibraryThing
This book is magical, enchanting, dazzling, surreal... The descriptive narrative is hypnotizing. I could see, taste, touch, even smell everything that the author described in her circus, and also ... Read full review