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The Night Circus

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Erin Morgenstern

Narrated By: Jim Dale

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: September 2011

Duration: 13 hours 40 minutes


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 Rêves, 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, this is a game in which only one can be left standing, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. Despite themselves, however, Celia and Marco tumble headfirst into love—a deep, magical love that makes the lights flicker and the room grow warm whenever they so much as brush hands.

True love or not, the game must play out, and the fates of everyone involved, from the cast of extraordinary circus per­formers to the patrons, hang in the balance, suspended as precariously as the daring acrobats overhead.

Written in rich, seductive prose, this spell-casting novel is a feast for the senses and the heart.


  • Jenny Thomas

    This was my first audio book and I loved it. I thought the narration was wonderful.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • lana vassallo

    I enjoyed this book! It is so enchanting and magical. The narrator's voice is a perfect fit...he draws you in to the story. I felt like I was there seeing everything for myself. Perfect amount of suspense! The descriptive writing took me to a time and place far away from the everyday!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Judy S

    This one was of the best books I have encountered in a long time. The story is mysterious and enchanting - beautifully written. I think listening was actually an enhanced experience, as the narrator's voice was perfect and made me feel I was truly there, in the night circus. The book has a dreamy, surreal feel to it. The characters are intriguing and there is just enough suspense to keep you wondering "what is going on?" and then "what is going to happen?" While the traditional love story component was a bit ordinary, the book made me contemplate magic and how close it might really be for any of us.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Zoe L.

    I’ve heard a lot about how good this book is, so maybe I went in with too high of expectations. The writing style is so formal and subtle that plot points that should be huge and exciting just don’t land right. Not bad, just not great.

  • Paula M.

    Truly magical! And Jim Dale as reader was bonus!

  • Sally T.

    It was kind of interesting. But not a riveting plot at all.

  • Anonymous

    Great magical story exactly the book to get lost in

  • Susan Rollenhagen

    This book was enchanting and I loved the whole tone and feel of it. At times it moved a little slow and jumped around a bit but overall I would recommend this book.

  • Craig S.

    I had to struggle a little with this one. It was ok. I don't want to be to hard on the book. Jim Dale did an excellent job with it. Thats one of the reasons I stayed with it. It was a little hard to get into.

  • Lauren A.

    Everything about this book was perfection. I will miss it terribly. It's been a few days since I have finished this and I am unable to listen to any other books... Everything else falls short... It has simply ruined me for other books.. Hopefully I'll get over it.

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