Sunday, January 27, 2013

The Night Circus

Book menu for The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

ISBN of edition I read: 0385534639 (Hardcover)

Food mentioned in The Night Circus :
Tea, 9-11, 31
   Mint tea, 156-157
French bread and cheese, 26, 33
Bordeaux wine, 33
Scones with jam and clotted cream, 39
Brandy, 45, 59, 137, 243
Caramel apples, 50, 125-7, 385
Cider, 50, 109, 111, 143, 171-172, 175
Popcorn, 51, 125-127, 143
     Chocolate covered popcorn, 89
     Caramel popcorn, 89
Sparkling wine, 58
Coffee, 59, 137
Vermouth-poached oysters, 67
Apples, 90, 200
Champagne, 133
Absinthe, 156
Chocolates, 164
     Chocolate mice with almond ears and licorice tails, 170, 195
Cinnamon rolls, 195-196
Cocoa, 195-197
     Spiced cocoa, 241
Chocolate-covered strawberries, 228, 276
Dumplings, 241

Books/Authors mentioned in The Night Circus :
Oscar Wilde , 7
William Shakespeare, 251, 294, 319
     Hamlet, 320
     As You Like It , 321
     The Tempest , 369

Discussion questions for The Night Circus:
1. Compare Celia to Marco
2. For what is the circus a metaphor?
3. What roles do the colors black, white, gray and red play?

Libraries/Librarians mentioned in The Night Circus:
pages, 25, 30, 58, 88, 134-135, 138