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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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User Review  - marshapetry - LibraryThing

Loved the historical parts of this book, Venice and Italy and the catholic church etc, but wow oh wow does this book become the biggest soap opera ever. He not only mentions every single person he ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChazziFrazz - LibraryThing

Having read "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" I expected this to be a mystery set in Venice. It was, but it wasn't. There is a mystery to it but it is a work of non-fiction. The mystery is ... Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

A fun read about the Venice opera house - the burning of the venue and then the re-building effort. Berendt inserts many interesting historical details as well as input from people he meets in Venice ... Read full review

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5 stars - 11
4 stars - 19
3 stars - 15
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All reviews - 54

All reviews - 54