Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt (1994 - HCDJ)

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Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt (1994 - HCDJ)

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

28 Books With Shocking Plot Twists That Still Keep Us Up at Night

John Berendt's "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" is much more famous... (& yes, it's wonderful!) ...but "City of Falling Angels" is my favorite. There are similarities between the two: the story of a modern day event, intertwined with a bit of history, a bit of gossip and quick, compelling word sketches of interesting locals; this time in Venice rather than Savannah.

John Berendt's "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" is much more famous... (& yes, it's wonderful!) ...but "City of Falling Angels" is my favorite. There are similarities between the two: the story of a modern day event, intertwined with a bit of history, a bit of gossip and quick, compelling word sketches of interesting locals; this time in Venice rather than Savannah.

Voodoo. Decadent socialites packing Lugars. Cotillions. With towns like Savannah, Georgia, who needs Fellini? Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil takes two narrative strands--each worthy of its own book--and weaves them together to make a single fascinating tale. The first is author John Berendt's loving depiction of the characters and rascals that prowled Savannah in the eight years it was his home-away-from-home. "Eccentrics thrive in Savannah," he writes, and proves the point by…

Voodoo. Decadent socialites packing Lugars. Cotillions. With towns like Savannah, Georgia, who needs Fellini? Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil takes two narrative strands--each worthy of its own book--and weaves them together to make a single fascinating tale. The first is author John Berendt's loving depiction of the characters and rascals that prowled Savannah in the eight years it was his home-away-from-home. "Eccentrics thrive in Savannah," he writes, and proves the point by…

"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" by John Berendt - I found this story unbelievable, uncomfortable, strange, and thoroughly enjoyable.

"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" by John Berendt - I found this story unbelievable, uncomfortable, strange, and thoroughly enjoyable.

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt (cover photo from a Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia)

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt (cover photo from a Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia)

Below are John Berendt’s favorite books, available to purchase as a set or individually.

Below are John Berendt’s favorite books, available to purchase as a set or individually.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt (1994, Hardcover)

My 10 Favorite Books: John Berendt - NYTimes.com

My 10 Favorite Books: John Berendt

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