Publication Date: 24/05/2012 ISBN: 9780099554790 Category:

The Night Circus

Erin Morgenstern

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication Date: 24/05/2012 ISBN: 9780099554790 Category:
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Description

‘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 Wife

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 Reves
The Circus of Dreams.

Now the circus is open.
Now you may enter.

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

Publisher Review

"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 *

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