I got a finished copy of The Night Circus in the mail today. There aren’t really words for this, I’m torn between giddy excitement and befuddled disbelief and mild concern that it is rather difficult to take a photograph of such a shiny-covered book.

I even took a photo of it in the sunshine so you can see how the scrollwork is all holographic and rainbow-y:

It’s difficult to tell in the photos but the background is shiny and the hand and tents are matte but embossed, so the texture is amazing.

And I am apparently blessed by the endpaper gods, because this one has stripes:

Tessa remains unimpressed, of course.


10 Comments

Shannon@BooksDevoured · August 12, 2011 at 5:53 pm

It is beautiful! I can not wait to buy my finished copy!! Congratulations!!

ellen jennings · August 12, 2011 at 7:05 pm

Cats and kids…..they keep us humble.

I read your book and cannot wait to hand-sell it to our patrons at our library. Brilliant. One of the best I’ve read in a LONG time! It looks awesome!!

Meira · August 12, 2011 at 8:52 pm

I cannot wait to get my copy of this book. I’m pre-ordering it next week. ^_^

Petra · August 12, 2011 at 9:30 pm

I loved the UK version and I love this one too. I don’t know which one to choose now πŸ™‚

Alwyn · August 13, 2011 at 4:20 am

It’s gorgeous! I’m so so dying to read this!

Carla Krae · August 13, 2011 at 5:04 am

Oh wow!!

Paul · August 13, 2011 at 9:01 am

Eeeeeee! It’s absolutely gorgeous! You must be so pleased with it!

Lincoln · August 14, 2011 at 1:27 pm

Both the UK and US editions will grace my shelves. Be proud. They are fantastic.

Sinny · August 26, 2011 at 9:58 pm

Beautiful! I just pre-ordered my copy from Barnes & Noble, I cannot wait, literally, I am on edge waiting!

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