Monday, January 13, 2014

Book Review: The Night Circus

I finished The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern in about March. 

This book was amazing. I kind of don’t know how to describe it. I’ve tried to a couple times to my friends but it never seems to come out right. I guess I’ll just try my best.

This book follows two magicians through their lives. It starts with them as children and they are told they are going to be a part of this big competition. They don’t know when, they don’t know the rules, and they don’t know what the competition is (they don’t know each other yet). The book develops as the characters do; meaning the reader doesn’t know any more than the characters do and I really enjoyed that.

I don’t want to give any more away about the story because I think that takes away from it. I only knew about that much going into it and that was more than enough. The language used in this novel is extremely romantic and details. Erin clearly didn’t miss a thing as she was writing this. She covers every point with language that drips with elegance and color.

Overall score: A++ for the incredible imagery and unpredictable ending.

Bisous mes cheris***

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