The Night Circus Characters

Erin Morgenstern
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Celia Bowen

Celia Bowen is the novel's main protagonist. She is a beautiful young woman, with brown curly hair and intense eyes. As an illusionist, her best skill is her ability to repair broken things - teacups, clocks, personal injuries, and eventually, her own atoms. At the tender age of five, Celia's mother commits suicide, and she is sent to live with her father, a magician billed as Prospero the Entertainer. Like her father, Celia was born with the gift of real magic, and she would spend the rest of her life passing her magic off as illusions for paying audiences. As soon as Prospero recognizes his daughter's talent, he begins obsessively training her art, challenging her to dark tasks like repairing her fingertips after he slits them open and resetting her bones after he smashes them. Throughout her training, Celia remains calm and collected, retaining all her father's...

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