The Night Circus

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Random House, 2012 - American fiction - 502 pages
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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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Two of the things I love in my life are books and old movies. I happen to be watching An American in Paris the other evening and was reintroduced to the party/carnival scene. All festival attendees ... Read full review

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The Night Circus is not just any circus, and it is also not just any book. It is a phantasmagorical story of delight, told as if you are listening to the story of the Night Circus and its ... 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.

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