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Falling Angels

by Melissa M Garcia

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7558866M
ISBN 100595377106
ISBN 109780595377107
OCLC/WorldCa65466113

Check out this great listen on An elegant, daring, original, and compelling novel, set against a gaslit backdrop of social and political turbulence in early 20th-century London, Falling Angels draws a picture of family life that exposes the . 'The City of Falling Angels' opens on the evening of Janu , when a dramatic fire destroys the historic Fenice opera house. The loss of the Fenice, where five of Verdi's operas premiered, is a catastrophe for Venetians. Arriving in Venice three days after the fire, Berendt becomes a kind of detective-inquiring into the nature of life in this remarkable museum-city /5(65).

The City of Falling Angels John Berendt, Author. Penguin Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Like the first book, this one has a .   A New York Times bestseller From the author of the international bestseller Girl With A Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard, Tracy Chevalier once again paints a distant age with a rich and provocative palette of characters. Falling Angels follows the fortunes of two families in the emerging years of the twentieth century in England, while the Queen's death 4/5(40).

  The City of Falling Angels, Berendt's first book sinceMidnight, is the same unique brand of literary nonfiction that made him a household name. Like Midnight, Falling Angels is a masterpiece of journalism, storytelling, and social insight, doing for Venice what Midnight did for Savannah, Georgia/5(98). The Book of Enoch, written during the second century B.C.E., is one of the most important non-canonical apocryphal works, and probably had a huge influence on early Christian, particularly Gnostic, beliefs. Filled with hallucinatory visions of heaven and hell, angels and devils, Enoch introduced concepts such as fallen angels, the appearance of.


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