The Night Circus: A Novel

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Vintage, Oct 1, 2012 - American fiction - 502 pages
336 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
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I got so excited at how good this book is when I started listening that I forgot what it was saying and I had to rewind it. She has an imagination in the leagues of J.K. Rowling, which is obviously ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erin H - Goodreads

This was one of the strangest books I have ever read and I loved it! Marco and Celine are opponents in this magicians game but they don't know the rules so a lot of interesting things happen. Their ... 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

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www.nightcircus.co.uk

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