The Night Circus

The Night Circus

[a Novel]

Audiobook CD - 2011
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A circus, titled Le Cirque des Reve, comes to town out of the blue and without warning. Within its tents, young magicians Celia and Marco compete to be the best, having done so since childhood. However, under the backdrop of their intense rivalry, a blossoming romance develops.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Books on Tape, p2011
Edition: Unabridged, library ed.
ISBN: 9780307938923
Branch Call Number: TALK MORGENS CD
Characteristics: 11 sound discs (13 hr., 40 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Dale, Jim
Alternative Title: Night circus


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Jun 12, 2017

A delightfully woven fantastic tale.

SPL_Shauna Feb 05, 2017

This book is total escapism, and the audio version is well narrated by a fellow with a mellow voice and an ability to carry off the different characters distinctly without being overwraught. I told my coworkers that if Harry Potter and Robert Goolrick's *The Good Wife* had a magical book baby for adults, this would be it. Atmospheric, dramatic and richly imagined, this book is the perfect go-to for anyone who needs a break from the news. Honestly, I could roll in it, it's so good. Pure commute candy.

Nov 30, 2016

Excellent, excellent book. Should be made into a movie. Just wonderful - a great audiobook too.

cmlibrary_lmansfield Jun 09, 2016

The rich and moody description in this story about a magical circus drew me in. I enjoyed the characters and their imaginative love story very much. It's one of the few audio books I've felt compelled to listen to again and I even purchased the print version.

Nov 23, 2015

Terribly wonderful! A Harry Potter for gown-ups without the dark side. Any darkness flits by and only adds to the brilliant storytelling! The audio is such a pleasure! For teens too!

librarylizzard Jul 31, 2015

This is an epic tale of rivalry and love, set in a strangely wonderful circus that only opens at night. Two magicians are pitted against each other in childhood, and the development of their relationship fills the reader with suspense and longing. The narration by Jim Dale is reminiscent of Harry Potter (of course!) and fans of HP may find a spark in this as well.

Apr 01, 2015

This book was entirely wonderful. I loved it all. The characters, the circus, the set up and the conclusion, and most especially the magic system.

Dec 17, 2014

This was a life-changing read. I enjoyed reading online blog posts about how the author wrote the book. It made me feel that I could write a book. I always recommend audio versions of books if possible. Jim Dale's performance was outstanding! I'm glad I waited to read this on audio. "The finest pleasures are always the unexpected ones". and "..if I could put down in words everything I want to say, ... a sea of ink would not be enough."

May 25, 2014

Fun and enchanting. I liked the stylistic choices, and the characters, and the story itself felt like an adventure.

bandblair Apr 24, 2014

I really enjoyed the story and the host of characters. I know everyone loves the narrator, but I felt his voices for the kids/young people didn't sound young enough.

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