Review: The Night Circus

nightcircus Title: The Night Circus
Author: Erin Morgenstern
Publisher: Doubleday
Release Date: September 13th 2011
Pages: 387
Genre(s): Fantasy
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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 Nightfalll 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 Night Circus captured my attention from beginning to end, dragging me into the dreamlike Victorian world of magic and mystery. A black and white place where peculiar things happen, but there is no apparent need to explain them because the beauty itself is enough.

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