The Night Circus

The Night Circus

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 06/10/2016
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The Night Circus
The Most Magical Circus
The beautiful and magical Cirque des Reves has black and white stripey tents and is only open at night. Contortionists, illusionists, magical tents and acr... READ MORE
Jane Mac


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 Reves. 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... This edition includes an interview with Erin Morgenstern about how she invented her circus. Please note The Night Circus is suitable only for older readers and contains material some parents may find inappropriate: discretion is advised.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781784871055
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Weight: 448g
  • Dimensions: 188 x 129 x 32 mm

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The Night Circus
I read lots of fantasy books...this one in particular, is just fantastic and astonishing. I love the way it's been written, love the mixure of events and t... READ MORE
The Night Circus
Simply stunning
This was one of the first books I read at the beginning of this year, and I absolutely loved it. It was unusual, serene, and wonderful. It made me want to ... READ MORE
The Night Circus
"The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it, no paper notices on downtown posts and billboards, no mentions or advertisements in loca... READ MORE
Angelica Heath
The Night Circus
My favourite book
This is one of my favourite books of all time! It's character driven but the plot is also very good, with magic and mysticism. I'm always on the hunt for b... READ MORE
Aria L
The Night Circus
This book was an absolute miracle of a read. Morgenstern created such a perfect atmosphere of mystery and magic that almost doesn't feel like magic but som... READ MORE
Dani Webster
The Night Circus
I definitely liked but didn't love
3-3.5 stars This has been a strange reading experience for me. I struggled to get into it and then I stalled for a couple of weeks at the 25% mark, I came... READ MORE
Micky - bookphenomena
The Night Circus
Lyrical Perfection
“The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.” The Night Circus is a gorgeous magical t... READ MORE
Rob S
The Night Circus
Beautifully written
I absolutely loved this beautifully written story and it has gone onto my bookshelf with my other favourites.
The Night Circus
A stunning novel
can’t believe that The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern has been sitting on my shelf for about six years until now. I decided to pick the book up after rec... READ MORE
Juliet Butler
The Night Circus
A truly special read
It's weird, until page 100 or so I wasn't drawn into The Night Circus at all and then it suddenly clicked for me and I was engrossed. The descriptions of t... READ MORE