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The Night Circus

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'Playful and intensely imaginative, Erin Morgenstern has created the circus I have always longed for. This is a marvellous book' Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's WifeThe 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 NightfallCloses at DawnAs 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 RevesThe Circus of Dreams.Now the circus is open.Now you may enter.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 34mm | 379.99g
  • Vintage Publishing
  • VINTAGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099554798
  • 9780099554790
  • 2,576

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"Lush, evocative, dreamlike...a magical, coming-of-age story" * Sunday 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 * "Dazzling" * Marie Claire * "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 * "An extraordinary blend of dream and nightmare will take you on a magical journey" -- Viv Groskop * Red Magazine * "Charming, magical, mysterious, enthralling" * Daily Mirror * "Lushly imagined, extremely charming and very, very readable" * Scotland on Sunday * "The Night Circus made me happy. Playful and intensely imaginative, Erin Morgenstern has created the circus I have always longed for. This is a marvelous book" -- Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's Wife "Morgenstern displays a conjurer's dexterity as she develops her tale, and you'd need a heart of stone not to melt at the melodramatic denouement" * Daily Mail *show more

About Erin Morgenstern

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.comFacebook.com/thenightcircuswww.nightcircus.co.ukshow more

Review Text

"An extraordinary blend of dream and nightmare will take you on a magical journey"show more

Rating details

458,575 ratings
4.03 out of 5 stars
5 40% (183,877)
4 34% (154,419)
3 18% (81,497)
2 6% (27,779)
1 2% (11,003)

Our customer reviews

5/5! This book is amazing, another word for excellence. Erin Morgenstern did a great job, every page even more interesting than the one before it. "The circus arrives with no warning announcements it is simply there" YES Erin Morgenstern, you really know how to start a book and catch the reader's attention.show more
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