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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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Jan 20, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: i-own-this, magic-realism, fiction, favorites
Read from January 16 to 19, 2012 — I own a copy

"The circus arrives without warning" is possibly one of the best opening lines every written.

I found this to be one of the finest examples of magic realism since 100 Years of Solitude. I can still feel its magic sparkle in the atmosphere around me and am tempted to let myself fall back into the mysteries of The Night Circus. I felt, in fact, quite lost when it ended. I have every intention of reading it again. This is one of those books that reminds you that you have a heart... and an imagination... and not everything is what it seems...

"You will be fine," the fortune-teller says. "There may be decisions to make, and surprises in store. Life takes us to unexpected places sometimes. The future is never set in stone, remember that." ~ The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern


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Reading Progress

12/18/2011 page 11
3.0% "Am very excited about this book."
01/15/2012 page 30
8.0% 2 comments
01/17/2012 page 153
40.0% "This is such a fabulous piece of magic realism. I cannot understand how anybody could give it only 2 stars. The lack of an imagination is sad thing to witness..."
01/19/2012 page 278
72.0% "I love this book so much that I am not at all looking forward to its end..."
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Anne will check out prices on kindle and hardcopy - sounds like a book i will want to lend so hardcopy?

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