|Plot Summary of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil|
|"The author of this non-fiction story, John Berendt, traveled to Savannah, Georgia and found it fascinating. As he found himself spending more and more time there, he began to write about the isolated city and its people. Several years into his stay, he became involved with a murder case in which the accused is an influencial member of the high society claiming his innocence: the case draws out for years, and into four trials."
sarrah, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil|
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- story of "the rich"
Strong "rags to riches" component?
Crime & Police story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
- American South
- American American
If story of urban/rural...
- Big city life
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- Deep South
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- dumb Rednecks, like Gomer Pyle
- fancy mansion
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- male homosexuals doing their thing
- No single main character?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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