The Night Circus

Publisher details

Author
Erin Morgenstern
Publisher
Penguin
Genres
Fantasy, Fiction
Released
01 June, 2012
ISBN
9780099554790

The Night Circus

Synopsis

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.

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 Rêves

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.

Erin Morgenstern
About the author

Erin Morgenstern

Erin Morgenstern is the author of The Night Circus, a bestseller that has enchanted readers around the world and has been translated into thirty-seven languages. She has a degree in Theatre from Smith College, an ever-growing collection of jewellery made from skeleton keys, and a cat on her lap. She lives in Massachusetts.

Books by Erin Morgenstern

Related articles

Vote Now to Win Better Reading's 2024 Top 50 Kids' Books!

News | Book Life

24 June 2024

Vote Now to Win Better Reading's 2024 Top 50 Kids' Books!

Q&A: Jenny Lecoat, Author of Beyond Summerland

News | Author Related

16 July 2024

Q&A: Jenny Lecoat, Author of Beyond Summerland

    A Year of Fresh Voices: 5 Compelling Debut Novels

    News | Featured

    16 July 2024

    A Year of Fresh Voices: 5 Compelling Debut Novels

    PODCAST: Jake Adelstein on Working in Japan and His Career Trajectory as a Journalist

    Podcast

    15 July 2024

    PODCAST: Jake Adelstein on Working in Japan and His Career Trajectory as a Journalist

      Q&A: Anna Johnston, Author of The Borrowed Life by Frederick Fife

      News | Author Related

      10 July 2024

      Q&A: Anna Johnston, Author of The Borrowed Life by Frederick Fife

        Celebrate First Nations Languages and Culture: 5 Bright, Fun and Bilingual Kids’ Books

        News | Book Life | Events & Festivals

        10 July 2024

        Celebrate First Nations Languages and Culture: 5 Bright, Fun and Bilingual Kids’ Books

        Glamorous and Gripping: Read an extract from Death in the Air by Ram Murali

        News

        9 July 2024

        Glamorous and Gripping: Read an extract from Death in the Air by Ram Murali

          Podcast: Julia Lawrinson on The Unconventional Relationships and Identity Exploration

          Podcast

          8 July 2024

          Podcast: Julia Lawrinson on The Unconventional Relationships and Identity Exploration

            Q&A: Michael Robotham, Author of Storm Child

            News | Author Related

            2 July 2024

            Q&A: Michael Robotham, Author of Storm Child

              PODCAST: Francesca de Tores on Unveiling Gender Identity Through Historical Fiction

              Podcast

              1 July 2024

              PODCAST: Francesca de Tores on Unveiling Gender Identity Through Historical Fiction

                PODCAST: Rachel Treasure on The Transformative Power of Literature in Advocating for Change

                Podcast

                27 June 2024

                PODCAST: Rachel Treasure on The Transformative Power of Literature in Advocating for Change

                  COMMENTS

                  Leave a Reply

                  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *