The Night Circus (Prebound)
Turtleback Books, 9780606264167, 528pp.
Publication Date: July 3, 2012
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (9/12/2011)
Paperback, Spanish (2/21/2012)
Compact Disc (9/13/2011)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (10/1/2011)
Paperback, Chinese (6/25/2012)
Hardcover, Japanese (4/15/2012)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (9/13/2011)
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The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called "Le Cirque des Reves," and it is only open at night.
But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway: a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them both, this is a game in which only one can be left standing. Despite the high stakes, Celia and Marco soon tumble headfirst into love, setting off a domino effect of dangerous consequences, and leaving the lives of everyone, from the performers to the patrons, hanging in the balance.