"An ebullient tall tale
Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Loud, bawdy, and unabashedly sentimental
a wonderfully vital creation."
The New York Times
"Night at the Circus is good, clean funwell, good fun anyway. Its raunchy moments are steaming, bizarre, at times unsettling, but there is definitely an appreciation here for love, sentiment, and entertainment."
Raymond Mungo, San Francisco Chronicle
"A three-ring extravaganza
Carter's brand of fanciful and sometimes kinky feminism has never been more thoroughly or entertainingly on display."
From the Back Cover
“A glorious piece of work… The narrative has a splendid ripe momentum, and each descriptive touch contributes a pang of vividness.” -- TLS
“Intensely amusing and also provocatively serious. This is a big, superlatively imagined novel.” -- Observer
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