The Last Don
"PUZO IS IN TOP FORM." *TimeThe Last Don is Mario Puzo at his finest, thrilling us with his greatest Mafia novel since The Godfather *a masterful saga of the last great American crime family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas."THE MOST ENTERTAINING READ SINCE THE GODFATHER." *The... show more
"PUZO IS IN TOP FORM." *TimeThe Last Don is Mario Puzo at his finest, thrilling us with his greatest Mafia novel since The Godfather *a masterful saga of the last great American crime family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas."THE MOST ENTERTAINING READ SINCE THE GODFATHER." *The New York Times Book ReviewThe Last Don is Domenico Clericuzio, a wise and ruthless old man who is determined to see his heirs established in legitimate society but whose vision is threatened when secrets from the family's past spark a vicious war between two blood cousins."SKILLFULLY CRAFTED . . . IT GIVES US HOLLYWOOD, LAS VEGAS, AND THE MOB IN ONE SWEET DISH." *Los Angeles Times Book ReviewThe Last Don is a mesmerizing tale that takes us inside the equally corrupt worlds of the mob, the movie industry, and the casinos *where beautiful actresses and ruthless hitmen are ruled by lust and violence, where sleazy producers and greedy studio heads are drunk on power, where crooked cops and desperate gamblers play dangerous games of betrayal, and where one man controls them all. . . ."Head-long entertainment, bubbling over with corruption, betrayal, assassinations, Richter-scale romance, and, of course, family values." *Time"Puzo returns after a quarter century to the terrain of his greatest success, The Godfather, to tell a second masterful tale of Mafia life." *Variety"A compelling tale peopled by memorable characters. . . . Puzo is a master storyteller with an uncanny facility for details that force the reader to keep the pages turning." *USA Today
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 29th 1997
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 498
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Indonesian Literature
Series: Mario Puzo's Mafia
Mario Puzo is the absolute master of gangster novels. His ability to create gritty, realistic Mafia families and characters is at a level that is second to none. A departure from the Corleone family, this time the Mafia family are Clericuzios, primarily based in New York but branching out their oper...
A typical Puzo mafia story. The book sells because of its strong chartacters (the Don, Dante, Pippi De Lena, etc.). And my word, what characters they are! Puzo's incredible characterisation is once again at the forefront of his books. He makes his characters come to life in a way unmatched by any ot...
A masterpiece of a page turner crime book. Great!
See my note on it in my blog:http://itinerantlibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/01/booknote-last-don.html