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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - John Berendt
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781299114135 (129911413X)
Publisher: Vintage Books
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 First half to see good, then the shots are fired
When I was around two thirds in, I started idly concocting a review in my brain, about how the almost surreal elements and characters was what gave this narrative such a verisimilitude. Cue me over the 80% mark, just going to search for a detail, and finding out this is nonfiction. Sure, there are a...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
4.0 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil★★★★☆
Nonfiction books, even those covering a specific event in a specific setting, tend to be a little dull in their dry factualness. Nonfiction true crime has a tendency toward moralizing. Berendt’s story of a young man killed by his lover/employer in an isolated Georgia town avoids both. He carries the...
VictoriaNickers rated it
5.0 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
One of the best "true crime" book I have ever read. Every inch of the story is fascinating. It reads like a novel. I had to keep reminding myself that it was, in fact, a true crime book. From the very first chapter I felt drawn in. I immediately wanted to go to Savannah and see it for myself. So oft...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.5 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
As much as I loved this book - and I did - I am relieved to finally be finished with it. I loved every word of it, but I swear it was magically adding pages at the back as I was reading it. Having seen the movie years ago, I was surprised at how much of this book had little or nothing to do with ...
deannahello rated it
Full disclosure I'd heard about this book, but knew nothing about the actual trial, or the the movie. I maybe have passed through Savannah once or twice. I'm not really sure, but definitely never spent any time there. So I genuinely didn't know the out come of the trial till I finished the book. My ...
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