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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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Jan 03, 12

bookshelves: fiction, audio
Read from August 01 to 20, 2011

Erin Morgenstern had fun creating her world of illusionists, palm readers, acrobats, and cats for her novel The Night Circus but somehow she wasn’t able to convey that to this reader. Illusion is a fabulous construct to use in a story...I admit I looked forward to being deceived. But I thought the story as gossamer-thin as a veil before the eyes, and was actually bored until a glimmer of hope arrived (late, I thought) in the form of a love story. But even that wasn’t really a love story. It was an illusion of a love story.
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Reading Progress

10/01/2011 page 105
27.0% "Harry Potter fans will love this. This is about magicians or at least illusionists. I like illusionists. Jim Dale does a magnificent job. I never could get through Harry POtter, however."
10/07/2011 page 175
45.0% "'fraid to say, this isn't my thing at all. Know eeveryone else appeaers to love it. Go for it." 3 comments

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