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The City of Falling Angels

The City of Falling Angels

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John Berendt arrived in February 1996 for a prolonged spell in the city that had captivated him on his first visit. His intention was simply to see it without the obscuring overlay of tourists, but he quickly realized that his arrival had coincided with an extraordinary moment.
Using the fire that destroyed the Fenice Theatre as his starting point, Berendt takes us on a unique tour of the city and its inhabitants. It is a tour that few are privileged to enjoy. For behind the exquisite fasade of the world's most beautiful historic city, scandal, corruption and venality are rampant, and Berendt is a master at seeking them out.