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The Night Circus

[a Novel]
Morgenstern, Erin (Downloadable Audiobook - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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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.
Authors: Morgenstern, Erin
Title: The night circus
[a novel]
[downloadable audiobook]
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Books on Tape, p2011
Edition: Unabridged ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Statement of Responsibility: Erin Morgenstern
Notes: Subtitle from container
Duration: 13:40:10
Unabridged
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Dale, Jim
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780307938930
030793893X
9780307938916
0307938913
9780307938923
Branch Call Number: OverDrive downloadable audiobook
Playtime: 134010
Performers: Read by Jim Dale.
Subject Headings: Magicians Fiction Circus Fiction Games Fiction Circus performers Fiction
Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Love stories
Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Downloadable audiobook
Topical Term: Magicians
Circus
Games
Circus performers
Additional Physical Form Entry: Source: Morgenstern, Erin. Night circus. Unabridged, [library ed.]. New York, N.Y. : Books on Tape, p2011 9780307938923 (OCoLC)732308014
Publisher No: RHA 3318 Books on Tape
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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.


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May 25, 2014
  • LaPhenixa rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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

A magical listen, beautifully read by Jim Dale of Harry Potter fame. This story takes you into a fantasy world that you will wish is real

Oct 07, 2013
  • JCLKinsleyR rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Magical tale that must be listened to. Jim Dale does a marvelous job bringing life and personality to each and every unique character. This is a rich story with description that puts you right in the field waiting for the circus to appear.

Jun 11, 2013
  • JCLHopeH rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

If you like magical settings, this is a great read. I loved how this book whisked me away into a world of enchantment set against an otherwise ordinary historical backdrop. The setting takes the cake, but the beautiful and somewhat tragic love story gives it deeper meaning. Jim Dale’s dreamlike voice is an added bonus.

Apr 29, 2013
  • JCLRachelSH rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Jim Dale is a great narrator, but I just wasn't feeling The Night Circus. It's a little too atmospheric and "oooooooh, magic!" and not enough story or meaningful character development for me. It's also in present tense, which I think makes it harder to listen to for some reason. Jumped ship halfway through.

Jan 30, 2013
  • MadReads rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Jim Dale (the reader) was fabulous as always but I thought the story was a little dragy and anticlimactic.

Jun 03, 2012
  • tallpinetree rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I do wonder at times, if I would feel differently about a book if I read it instead of listened or vice versa. Well I listened to this one and the reader's voice did add something to my experience. It was a totally delightful experience and I didn't have any comparisons with similiar stories. I just enjoyed this one.

May 26, 2012
  • danielestes rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

While I was entertained visiting Erin Morgenstern's world in The Night Circus, the story never quite wrestled my imagination. It felt like the plot and tone were shadows of other popular books. (I was too often reminded of Harry Potter, Twilight and Water for Elephants.) Every now and then launching a new idea on the heels of other successes can work (here I'm thinking of the TV show Lost, which was developed from the then-recent popularity of Survivor and Cast Away), but more frequently it falls flat and is forgotten.

Morgenstern is an excellent writer and her debut novel hardly falls flat, but I do fear it will be forgotten. I look forward to her next work and I hope she's earned the freedom to pen something more risky and original.

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