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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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Aug 30, 2012

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It took a long time to get thoroughly underway, but the end was worth the wait. It was, by the final chapters, full of elegantly wrought description and characters. I also liked that it ended with a clear narrator, which novels rarely reveal to us. Good for readers who like late 19th century circuses, illusionists, magic with logical rules, romance, and strong female characters.
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Reading Progress

August 30, 2012 – Shelved
January 3, 2013 – Started Reading
January 5, 2013 –
page 222
55.5%
January 5, 2013 –
page 222
55.5% "It was slow until about page 185, then it got a lot more interesting. Lovely imagery, but most of the set-up felt like I'd read it before."
January 5, 2013 – Finished Reading

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