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The Godfather - Mario Puzo
The Godfather
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The story of Don Vito Corleone, the head of a New York Mafia family, inspired some of the most successful movies ever. It is in Mario Puzo's The Godfather that Corleone first appears. As Corleone's desperate struggle to control the Mafia underworld unfolds, so does the story of his family. The... show more
The story of Don Vito Corleone, the head of a New York Mafia family, inspired some of the most successful movies ever. It is in Mario Puzo's The Godfather that Corleone first appears. As Corleone's desperate struggle to control the Mafia underworld unfolds, so does the story of his family. The novel is full of exquisitely detailed characters who, despite leading unconventional lifestyles within a notorious crime family, experience the triumphs and failures of the human condition. Filled with the requisite valor, love, and rancor of a great epic, The Godfather is the definitive gangster novel  
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Format: papier
ISBN: 0099429284
Publisher: Arrow
Pages no: 595
Edition language: English
Series: Mario Puzo's Mafia
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khalidabib
khalidabib rated it
4.0 The Godfather
Amazing very well written and captivated me throughout
isanythingopen
isanythingopen rated it
5.0 Snakes and Ladders roll 7
If all crime fiction was written like this it would be one of my favorite genres. I may have to watch the movie again. Roll 2 dice: 8 63. Cover is more than 50% blue 1. Author is a woman : League of Dragons by Naomi Novik 8. Author's last name begins with the letters E, F, G, or H. : ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 The Godfather
Don Corleone put his hand on the man’s shoulder. “Good,” he said, “you shall have your justice. Some day, and that day may never come, I will call upon you to do me a service in return. A classic among the modern classics, which I had woefully ignored, I barely even remember watching the film. Clea...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.5 Some Family
Do I even need to explain what this one is about? Epic spanning a whole Mafia family sprawled across a decade. Onto review: Like I said in the first comment, the thing that pulls you in immediately is the perfect setting up of the magnetism, the why clans work. The comfort of belonging, the empowe...
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it
4.5 The Godfather by Mario Puzo
Set in the 1940s and 1950s in mostly New York, the Corleone family is at the heart of a well organized crime ring. Vito Corleone, the Don of the family, keeps his fingers in all the local businesses, legal or otherwise. He’s always a gentleman, holding manners and respect in high regard. However, no...
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