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User Review  - aea2142 - LibraryThing

What a disappointment. What seemed at first like an incredibly mystifying and original work is no more than a cheesy love story. As the plot loses its intrigue, the writing goes south as well. This is the kind of thing I expect to find in the aisle at a drug store. Read full review

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User Review  - leduck - LibraryThing

Wow. So glad that's done. I had high hopes for this book, but none of them were realized. Supposedly a book about two magicians bound to a magical duel expressed through a circus. It seems clear to me ... Read full review

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User Review  - gaeta1 - LibraryThing

The scent of caramel apples. The swirl of ruby wine in a crystal glass. Black and white silk ribbons twisted artfully together. The scent of caramel apples (again). There--I've pretty much summed up ... Read full review

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User Review  - AspieNerdGirl - LibraryThing

I gave this book 2 stars because I enjoyed the writing style. It was beautiful and I could picture what the author was conveying and I truly wish I was able to witness a Circus like this. That being ... Read full review

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User Review  - jescat - LibraryThing

I thought I was going to like this one much more than I did. I was so sure I was going to love this book that I even splurged and bought the hardcover. It's about a circus that is only open to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dnaej - LibraryThing

Perhaps this book just wasn't my cup of tea, but I fell in with the hype and was hoping for greatness. I was failed. The overall idea of The Night Circus with it's mysterious, whimsical and dreamlike ... Read full review

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User Review  - Atsa - LibraryThing

This was fun to read for the set up and descriptions of magical things and costumes but stayed on the surface. It didnt have enough meaning. It didnt examine the characters, especially Chandresh. Why ... Read full review

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User Review  - shayanasha - LibraryThing

This book was too much... everything was so much overdone and there was too much drama over something that is not even properly explained. An utter disappointment despite the hype surrounding it!! Read full review

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User Review  - foolplustime - LibraryThing

I wanted to like this book. It's well written, has some great imagery - a film version would be spectacular in the right hands - and an interesting premise, but that's all it has. The story is slow to ... Read full review

Review: The Night Circus

User Review  - Debra - Goodreads

I thought this was going to be my book of the summer - a magical Victorian night circus, what could be better? I had very high hopes, and perhaps that's part of the reason I disliked this book so much ... Read full review


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