Discussion of The Night Circus

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How do you rate The Night Circus?

1 star - poor, recommend against reading it
2 stars - fair, okay
3 stars - good, recommend it
4 stars - excellent, amazing
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Re: Discussion of The Night Circus

Post by GABSTER » 16 Jan 2016, 09:43

This book is by far the best book I have read in the past 5 years. Morgenstern has a way with words that puts you directly into the scene. There were points of the book where her descriptions of the scenes made me feel as though I was actually there! The twists and turns in the plot keep you enthralled in the novel. Normally I don't choose novels with fantasy aspects such as magic or witchery but this novel makes all that seems so real and possible! Normally I gift out my books after purchasing and reading but this one I kept to reread next year!

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Post by Ahaneith » 09 Mar 2016, 16:49

I completely agree. By far one of my favorite books. How can someone not dive head first into the detail and imagery. One of those books to frame and cherish!!
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Post by BookishCoffeeBlog » 10 Jun 2018, 03:39

This was such a lovely book. I read it a couple of years ago and I absolutely adored it. The writing style is so beautiful to read and the characters are super interesting. I am definitely putting this book on my reread list because I want to experience the magic all over again!

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Post by garima597 » 01 Aug 2018, 04:51

It is an amazing book which combines love and magic. The concept is new and extraordinary. I have absolutely loved it and immensely enjoyed reading it
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Post by A_Wolfe » 15 Oct 2018, 20:38

I really can't say many negative things about The Night Circus. As potentially a depiction of a Rowling-esque interpretation of a fantasy/romance for young adults, I just enjoyed the pace and how illusory the characters felt at times. Celia Bowen, for example, never loses the luster of being the "child born with a gift that she can't see the significance of" arch-type, and yet you still feel like you're watching the ups and downs of her awareness play out by the chapter. You have a solid plot (and a challenging theme of a circus to keep engaging for the duration of the entire book), you have characters that come to life, and a palpable atmosphere whenever you know the circus is being brought back into the picture. Definitely recommended

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Post by Lucas_dd10 » 11 Nov 2018, 11:15

Scott wrote:
01 Sep 2012, 08:25
Please use this topic to discuss the September 2012 book of the month, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. Please wait until you have finished the book to read this topic because this topic will contain spoilers.

What do you think of the book? What do you like most about it? Any favorite characters or passages?
Hi guys, I have a lot of question, can you help me ?

1) What does A.H clear up for us about the purpose of the game ?

2) What is the significance of the labyrinth, the uneven spot and the tear in the tent ?

3) What is in the bottles in Widget's tent ?

4) What does Chandresh find in Marco's office ?

5) What does Prospero do after Marco leaves Chandresh for the night ?

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