The Night Circus

The Night Circus

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Description

The circus arrives without warning. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Against the grey sky the towering tents are striped black and white. A sign hanging upon iron gates reads:

Opens at Nightfall
Closes at Dawn

As dusk shifts to twilight, tiny lights begin to flicker all over the tents, as though the whole circus is covered in fireflies. When the tents are aglow, sparkling against the night sky, the sign lights up:

Le Cirque des Reves
The Circus of Dreams

The gates shudder and unlock, seemingly by their own volition.
They swing outward, inviting the crowd inside.

Now the circus is open.
Now you may enter.

Discover this amazing fantasy read with a different kind of magic.

The Starless Sea, the second novel from the author of the The Night Circus, is available for pre-order now.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 129 x 188 x 33mm | 448g
  • Vintage Classics
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784871052
  • 9781784871055
  • 45,045

Review Text

The only response to this novel is simply: wow. It is a breathtaking feat of imagination, a flight of fancy that pulls you in and wraps you up in its spell
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Review quote

This is a marvellous book. Playful and intensely imaginative, Erin Morgenstern has created the circus I have always longed for -- Audrey Niffenegger Lush, evocative, dreamlike...a magical, coming-of-age story * Sunday Times * The only response to this novel is simply: wow. It is a breathtaking feat of imagination, a flight of fancy that pulls you in and wraps you up in its spell * The Times * Dark and dreamy; a captivating love story * Stylist Magazine * Deliciously inventive... Don't imagine this is a light, frothy tale. For all her humorous touches, Morgernstern...has produced something darker than night -- Mary Crockett * Scotsman *
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About Erin Morgenstern

Erin Morgenstern is a writer and 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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Rating details

734,157 ratings
4.03 out of 5 stars
5 41% (299,141)
4 33% (241,115)
3 18% (129,769)
2 6% (45,451)
1 3% (18,681)
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