Reviewed by: Savannah
Page count: 528 Pages
Rating: 4.5/5 stars
In stock: Yes
I had heard so many good things about The Night Circus for a while and so I finally decided to read it and see for myself, and I was not disappointed. The book will make you fall in love with magic as if you are a kid again, and will make you want to attend such a circus if it were to exist.
Here is a short description I found on Goodreads “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called “Le Cirque des Reves,” and it is only open at night.
But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway—a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them, this is a game in which only one can be left standing, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. Despite themselves, however, Celia and Marco tumble headfirst into love—a deep, magical love that makes the lights flicker and the room grow warm whenever they so much as brush hands.
True love or not, the game must play out, and the fates of everyone involved, from the cast of extraordinary circus performers to the patrons, hang in the balance, suspended as precariously as the daring acrobats overhead.”
This is another story with multiple character perspectives, which I usually seem to enjoy being able to see how a story pieces together coming from those different points of view. Despite the lack of colours in the circus, the colourful characters will quickly make you love them all.