Erin Morgenstern Books & Bio. Cheap Books by Erin Morgenstern. Book People
Erin Morgenstern is the author of the award-winning The Night Circus and was born on 8 July, 1978. She was raised in Massachusetts but now lives in New York City.
Published in 2011, The Night Circus was her debut novel and it found her compared to the likes of Neil Gaiman, J.K. Rowling and Ray Bradbury. Erin describes her work as âfairy tales in one way or another'.
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The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. The black sign, painted in white letters that hangs upon the gates, reads: Opens at Nightfall Closes at Dawn. As the sun disappears beyond the horizon, all over the tents small lights begin to flicker, as though the entirety of the circus is covered in particularly bright fireflies. When the tents are all aglow, sparkling against the night sky, the sign appears. Le Cirque des Reves The Circus of Dreams. Now the circus is open. Now you may enter.
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The circus arrives without warning. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Against the grey sky the towering tents are striped black and white. A sign hanging upon iron gates reads: Opens at Nightfall Closes at Dawn. As dusk shifts to twilight, tiny lights begin to flicker all over the tents, as though the whole circus is covered in fireflies. When the tents are aglow, sparkling against the night sky, the sign lights up: Le Cirque des Reves. The Circus of Dreams. The gates shudder and unlock, seemingly by their own volition. They swing outward, inviting the crowd inside. Now the circus is open. Now you may enter. BACKSTORY: Read an interview with Erin Morgenstern about how she invented her circus.
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