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Review: The City of Falling Angels

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Kate Ayers

Early in the year 1996, Venice watched while the Fenice Opera House burned to its destruction. John Berendt arrived three days later. Intrigued by the rumors circulating among the Venetians as to the source and cause of the conflagration, he decided to hang around for a while so he could listen to the stories and, as a bonus, experience the city without its usual herds of tourists. For several ... Read full review

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Review: The City of Falling Angels

User Review  - Bookreaderljh - Goodreads

This book starts off with the fire of the Fenice Opera House in Venice, Italy - which is the most exciting action of the whole book. After that - the book concentrates more on the life and people of ... Read full review

Review: The City of Falling Angels

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John Berendt is an excellent researcher. This non-fiction account of the burning of the famous Fenice Opera House in Venice is the focus of this book. He explores many aspects of Venice including some ... Read full review

Review: The City of Falling Angels

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An entertaining and informative look at Venice from the inside. This is a look at Venice that walks the reader through the shadowy Venetian maze of politics, high society and generational lines. Read full review

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