The City of Falling Angels - Chapter 4, "Sleepwalking" Summary & Analysis

John Berendt
This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The City of Falling Angels.
This section contains 735 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The City of Falling Angels Study Guide

Chapter 4, "Sleepwalking" Summary

In chapter four, Berendt begins to describe to the reader the everyday occurrences in the city of Venice. He describes how the butcher takes a delivery of meat, how Giorgio sets up the trattoria, and how the fruit and vegetable dealer starts out on his route. When Berendt himself sets out for his morning walk, he encounters the Plant Man. Berendt describes his look as a moving shrub, but shortly thereafter, the Plant Man appears as a short man with wiry gray hair.

The Plant Man is standing out in the open selling plants to passersby when Berendt strikes up a conversation with him. The Plant Man introduces himself as Adriano Delon and tells Berendt that he comes to Venice every day of the week except for Sundays, when Adriano and his wife go ballroom dancing, which is televised...

(read more from the Chapter 4, "Sleepwalking" Summary)

This section contains 735 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The City of Falling Angels Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The City of Falling Angels from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook