A feast for the senses, a fantasia of magic, mischief and love, The Night Circus is an extraordinary blend of fantasy and reality that will dazzle readers young and old.
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.com Facebook.com/thenightcircus www.nightcircus.co.uk
Le Cirque des Reves appears without warning on the outskirts of cities around the world. Only open at night, it is filled with magic and theater, each tent a sensory experience, manipulated and sustained by two young people locked in a mysterious competition. (Sept.) (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
"Lush, evocative, dreamlike...a magical, coming-of-age story" *
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"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 *