"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."
I admire this writer for coming up with a unique story that is both imaginative and unpredictable. Considering how playful the subject is -- a traveling circus of a magical... Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. GREENBERG
Angela Carter is an under-appreciated classic. This book had me spellbound. So witty and alluring--totally fun.Published 5 months ago by S. Glyn Nelson
Best book i've read for a while. Even on the second reading. Arrived quickly also. thanksPublished 5 months ago by Cha
This was my first experience with Angela Carter. And life has never been the same since.
This is some of the finest writing I have ever encountered. Read more
Although the whole idea of depicting a world in which the unlikely does find a place in existence -very similar to what is known as "Realismo Mágico", Carter's prose is at... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Alexei V. Lopez Enriquez
I found the prose rather dense at times. It wasn't an easy or quick read for me, and I had to think hard about the ending. Read morePublished 22 months ago by L. Washburn
I came across a reference to this book and decided to give it a go, with uncertain expectations, and just finished it feeling like I had just finished a great ice cream cone. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Gizmo8
Fevvers is the world's greatest aerialist. She stands 6'2" and has fully functional wings. Yes wings. She's loud, crass, and overtly sexual. Read morePublished on May 14, 2013 by M. C. Buell
I am 50% of the way through and i am stuck,I have not picked up my kindle for days.It is a weird read. i like the descriptive work,but the story is just unbelievable. Read morePublished on March 26, 2013 by Sam