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
* 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 *