John Berendt Writing Styles in The City of Falling Angels

John Berendt
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Point of View

This entire story is told through the eyes of John Berendt as he arrives in and then lives in Venice. John tells the story behind the Fenice: it's past, present, and the hopeful future. During his stay in Venice, he encounters several characters; all real, live people who help tell Venice's story. It is with these encounters that John learns the real nature of the city of Venice; how it helps to unite and divide the citizens of Venice in more ways than one. He learns of the conspiracy behind the fire at the Fenice, and he learns of many different stories that help to unite the entire story of the Fenice opera house.

The story is told in the first person point of view based on Berendt's experiences. His interviews are told as if the reader were sitting right in the room. Since the story...

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