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The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
The Night Circus
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In this mesmerizing debut, a competition between two magicians becomes a star-crossed love story. The circus arrives at night, without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within nocturnal black and white striped tents awaits a unique experience, a... show more
In this mesmerizing debut, a competition between two magicians becomes a star-crossed love story. The circus arrives at night, without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within nocturnal black and white striped tents awaits a unique experience, a feast for the senses, where one can get lost in a maze of clouds, meander through a lush garden made of ice, stand awestruck as a tattooed contortionist folds herself into a small glass box, and gaze in wonderment at an illusionist performing impossible feats of magic. Welcome to Le Cirque des Rêves. Beyond the smoke and mirrors, however, a fierce competition is underway - a contest between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood to compete in "a game," in which each must use their powers of illusion to best the other. Unbeknownst to them, this game is a duel to the death, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. From the Hardcover edition.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780385671729 (0385671725)
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Pages no: 389
Edition language: English
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All about me
All about me rated it
5.0 The Night Circus
I just loved this book, it was delightful. It had me enraptured right from the beginning. Even when things aren't happening, connections are being weaved, everything is interconnected. Even though many of the characters could perform feats of wondrous magic, many of them longed for the magic of the ...
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it
5.0 The Night Circus
Some books are a fantastical conjuring of a world. Of course the circus is a metaphor for the book. This book.
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins rated it
5.0 The Night Circus
I feel under-equipped to comment on this. It's literary fiction with a fantasy heart. It's a beautiful and broken and even horrific meditation on truth and life and love and meaning. It's boundary-breaking meta commentary. It shatters rules around tense and voice and relatable characters and a hero'...
Let the Adventure begin!
Let the Adventure begin! rated it
4.0 The Night Circus
Oh how I love love loved this book! Granted it took me forever to read it but it was so good! The wording was sometimes hard to follow but overall, very exceptional!
Wortmagieblog
Wortmagieblog rated it
4.0 Eine Hommage an alles Zauberhafte, Unerklärliche und Wundersame
Erin Morgenstern, die Autorin des Erfolgsromans „Der Nachtzirkus“, ist mir unheimlich sympathisch. Nicht, weil ihr Buch zauberhaft ist (obwohl es das ist), sondern weil sie ehrlich ist. Seit 2011 hat Morgenstern nichts mehr veröffentlicht. Sie arbeitet an einem neuen Projekt, ohne dass ein Ende abse...
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