1999
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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 Raves 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 out now. '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

 

Details

ISBN: 9780099554790
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 528
Publication Date: 24 May 2012
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.9(L) x 3.3(W)
Weight (gm): 362

 

Reviews

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 *

 

Author Biography

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.uk
The Night Circus
1999

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