OPEN BOOK CLUB - Sioux City Public Library "The Night Circus"
Nov 04, 2013
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
|Where||Perry Creek Branch Library, 2912 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City, IA|
|Contact Name||Kathy Kelly|
Open to the public
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Enjoy lively discussion with fellow reading enthusiasts; drop-ins welcome. Date and times of event 1st Monday of the month, two locations and times. This month we are reading "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern.
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 both, this is a game in which only one can be left standing. Despite the high stakes, Celia and Marco soon tumble headfirst into love, setting off a domino effect of dangerous consequences, and leaving the lives of everyone, from the performers to the patrons, hanging in the balance.