The Night Circus: A Novel

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Vintage, Oct 1, 2012 - American fiction - 502 pages
306 Reviews

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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A magical tale, a love story and so much more. - LibraryThing
It was open ended and I hate open ended endings. - LibraryThing
The writing was impeccable. - LibraryThing
The premise seems fairly straighforward. - LibraryThing
The plot was unexceptional. - LibraryThing
I was also a bit dissapointed about the ending. - LibraryThing

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ďThe most difficult thing to read is time. Maybe because it changes so many things.Ē -Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus First thing first, this book is not what is seems. The summary of this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lois - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book! The magic, the fascinating characters, the intricacy of the plot line. I could read this one again. I almost wish they would make it a movie so we could see some of what ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Erin Morgenstern is a writer and a multimedia artist, who describes all her work as 'fairy tales in one way or another'. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

www.erinmorgenstern.com

Facebook.com/thenightcircus

www.nightcircus.co.uk

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