The City of Falling Angels (Audio)
Publish date: January 1st 2005
Publisher: Books on Tape
Edition language: English
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My first trip to Venice was with my daughter, celebrating her 21st birthday. It was late August, overrun with tourists, unbelievably hot, and we hated it. On our second trip, several years later for a week in October, we fell in love with Venice.Berendt's book is an engaging look at the catastrophic...
Not all mysteries involve murder. Not all ghosts were once human. Bewitchment can be enchanting. And monsters lurk everywhere. John Berendt conjures up a gallery of intriguing characters for this magical tour of Venice in the aftermath of the 1996 fire that gutted the historic La Fenice Opera H...
Another re-read. If you liked Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, then you will find this story wrapped around the fire in Venice's opera house and its subsequent rebuilding equally as engaging. However, my favorite part of the audio edition was the interview with John Berendt that was includ...
I thought Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil was overrated, and there's nothing in this one to change my mind. I've listed it as a mystery, because it ostensibly concerns who might have set the fire that consumed La Fenice (the opera house in Venice), but it's really just an excuse for name-dro...
While the topics have nothing in common, both of Berendt's books have been delights to read. I read Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil to see if any of my Savannah relatives were mentioned (they weren't) and I read The City of Falling Angels to see if it could keep me as entertained as the firs...
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