The Night Circus
By Erin Morgenstern
(Huang Guan, Paperback, 9789573329121, 464pp.)
Publication Date: June 2012
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- The novel opens with a quote from Oscar Wilde: “A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” How is this sentiment explored in The Night Circus? Who in the novel is a dreamer? And what is his or her punishment for being so?