The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.
Within the 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.
It's high time to settle down and find a husband, or so her mother tells her. This is no easy task for S, who happens to have Asperger's.
Analyzing data is easy; the awkwardness of dates is hard. She decides to hire a male escort to teach her how to be a good girlfriend.
The romantic clash between the opinionated E and her proud beau is a splendid performance of civilized sparring.
The characters dance a delicate quadrille of flirtation and intrigue, making this book the most superb comedy of manners of Regency England.