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MOBI ☆ DOC The City of Falling Angels ✓ [PDF / Epub] ☀ The City of Falling Angels ✍ Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk The #1 New York Times bestsellerTwelve years ago Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil exploded into a monumental success residing a record breaking four years on the New York TimThe #1 New York Times bestsellerTwelve years ago Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil exploded into a monumental success residing a record breaking four years on the New York Times bestseller list longer than any work of fiction or nonfiction had before and turning John Berendt into a household name The City of Falling Angels is Berendt's first book since Midnight and it immediately reminds one what all the fuss was about Turning to the magic mystery and decadence of Venice Berendt gradually reveals the truth behind a sensational fire that in 1996 destroyed the historic Fenice opera house Encountering a rich cast of characters Berendt tells a tale full of atmosphere and surprise as the stories build one after the other ultimately coming together to portray a world as finely drawn as a still life painting I absolutely loved reading this book It's in a novel persona but it's a comprehensive history about the fire that destroyed La Fenice Venice's famous magnificent and old theaterI've visited Venice several times so I was familiar with the different venues described in this bookI've had the additional advantage of visiting Venice before and after the fire at La FeniceBut I didn't know much about the fundraising for the rebuilding of La Fenice and the various warring factions involved It was great sport and also interesting troubling and revealing to learn about all the various characters involved in all aspects of the fundraising rebuilding and everything and everyone else connected with la Fenice and Venezia itselfOf course it was most interesting to read about Ezra Pound the great poet Fascist and anti Semite among other ualities and his life in Venice with his long time 50 years long lover Olga Pound had a daughter with Olga and even she had connections to the rebuilding of La FeniceEveryone got involved in the rebuilding and everyone is introduced with great detail The City of Venice politicians frauds a pair of electricians guilty of arson an exterminator a pretentious woman who thought she had great power and influence an American plastic surgeon along with many many other fascinating charactersI'm out going to relate the history but I will heartily recommend this book it's a delight; the literary uality and the writing is evident and uite outstanding and I cannot imagine that readers will find otherwise

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The #1 New York Times bestsellerTwelve years ago Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil exploded into a monumental success residing a record breaking four years on the New York Times bestseller list longer than any work of fiction or nonfiction had before and turning John Berendt into a household name The City of Falling Angels is Berendt's first book since Midnight and it immediately reminds one what all the fuss was about Turning to the magic mystery and decadence of Venice Berendt gradually reveals the truth behind a sensational fire that in 1996 destroyed the historic Fenice opera house Encountering a rich cast of characters Berendt tells a tale full of atmosphere and surprise as the stories build one after the other ultimately coming together to portray a world as finely drawn as a still life painting What a great book The author relates everything that is great and not so great about Venice Its history its greats its eccentrics its social history what Venice was is and what it hopes to be A fantastic book A pleasure to read

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The City of Falling AngelsThe #1 New York Times bestsellerTwelve years ago Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil exploded into a monumental success residing a record breaking four years on the New York Times bestseller list longer than any work of fiction or nonfiction had before and turning John Berendt into a household name The City of Falling Angels is Berendt's first book since Midnight and it immediately reminds one what all the fuss was about Turning to the magic mystery and decadence of Venice Berendt gradually reveals the truth behind a sensational fire that in 1996 destroyed the historic Fenice opera house Encountering a rich cast of characters Berendt tells a tale full of atmosphere and surprise as the stories build one after the other ultimately coming together to portray a world as finely drawn as a still life painting The book never seemed to take off or really finish I would not recommend this book to a friend to read