Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus, is all about the Cirque des RĂªves, a mystical circus that comes and leaves without warning, and is only every open at night. In this circus, the story follows two magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been training since birth to face each other in fight, where only one will be left standing in the end. Though the main characters of this novel are Celia and Marco, the book is really about the atmosphere and community of the circus: the performers, the spectators, and everybody in between. I greatly enjoyed reading The Night Circus because of the astounding world and ethereal writing Morgenstern has accomplished. However, despite the entrancing literature and alluring magic, this book is not for everyone. To begin with, the plot is almost nonexistent, and it is confusing for the reader to follow what exactly is happening to the book. In addition, the author throws the reader right in the midst of these event, without a lot of background information or solid world-building. However, a reader who loves intricate detail and imagery will love this book!

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