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The Godfather 4.8 Mario Puzo should have won a Nobel Prize for this book stars.And aside of the Blackwood sisters from We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, I honestly hadn t met characters as seductive as the Corleone Family for a long time In fact, this book is just so insanely good Just like the movie It s damn near perfection It deserves all the stars in the night skyI would make my escape I would be rich, famous, happy Mario Puzo from Choosing A Dream Tell my father 4.8 Mario Puzo should have won a Nobel Prize for this book stars.And aside of the Blackwood sisters from We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, I honestly hadn t met characters as seductive as the Corleone Family for a long time In fact, this book is just so insanely good Just like the movie It s damn near perfection It deserves all the stars in the night skyI would make my escape I would be rich, famous, happy Mario Puzo from Choosing A Dream Tell my father I wish to be his son Michael Corleone Link Link I admit I sometime couldn t tell how much of my enjoyment with this book is because of the movie adaptation and how much of it is because of the novel itself However, given the fact that Mario Puzo also helped writing the Come in Ah, Don Corleone, I m sorry to trouble you Sit down Thank you, Don Corleone Where is your mother from I m sorry Your mother, she is from Italia Which town The rest of this review is available elsewhere the location cannot be given for Goodreads policy reasons The Godfather The Epic Tale Of Crime And Betrayal That Became A Global Phenomenon.Almost Fifty Years Ago, A Classic Was Born A Searing Portrayal Of The Mafia Underworld, The Godfather Introduced Readers To The First Family Of American Crime Fiction, The Corleones, And Their Powerful Legacy Of Tradition, Blood, And Honor The Seduction Of Power, The Pitfalls Of Greed, And The Allegiance To Family These Are The Themes That Have Resonated With Millions Of Readers Around The World And Made The Godfather The Definitive Novel Of The Violent Subculture That, Steeped In Intrigue And Controversy, Remains Indelibly Etched In Our Collective Consciousness Penguin.com I m one of the people who watched the whole movie trilogy and then after that found out that The Godfatherexists as a novel Naturally, I had to purchase it It is a matter of taste, I suppose, but next to the movies so elegant and grandiose it feels a bit like reading pulp fiction Maybe it s that the book is lacking the presence of charismatic Hollywood giants Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, whose legendary performances rival those of Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind It s h I m one of the people who watched the whole movie trilogy and then after that found out that The Godfatherexists as a novel Naturally, I had to purchase it Puzo creates his awesome world then plays with his own elements those of detective noir and mob drama like a world class chess champion Less than a fourth into the narrative, POW the Don has been shot And, hold on a sec, who is the protagonist here I thought Michael Or the Consigliari Hagen Or Hollywood heart throb Johnny Fontaine The full display of individual destinies is what makes this better than its cinematic equivalent Here we see flesh and blood people living at a Hadean Puzo creates his awesome world then plays with his own elements those of detective noir and mob drama like a world class chess champion Less than a fourth into the narrative, POW the Don has been shot And, hold on a sec, who is the protagonist here I thought Michael Or the Consigliari Hagen Or Hollywood heart throb Johnny Fontaine The full display of individual destinies is what makes this better than its cinematic equivalent Here we see flesh and blood people living at a Hadean level system of business ethics and family morality included Anyway, the novel s true nature is the nature of the universe, the interlinking of good evil, natural of itself 392 Masterful As close as there is to a SOAP OPERA for MEN The need for reinvention, as well as the necessity to keep things in line with tradition are explored fully Interesting to note are the general absence of Fredo, the omnipresence of Johnny Fontaine the Hollywood sex parties in detail and how s this for risqu and appropriate to th I m gonna make him an offer he can t refuse , I m gonna make him an offer he can t refuse , , ,, 13 3 He smelled the garden, the yellow shield of light smote his eyes, and he whispered, Life is so beautiful Indeed, dear reader, I did not hate The Godfather I h aa ted it.How much did I hate it Well I could start with a long dissemination of Mario Puzo s simplistic and repetitive prose Puzo seems to think the reader needs a reminder of plot points that occured ten pages ago, and that unnecessarily drawing out an obvious reveal by splitting it up into thre The Best a treasure of a story,plot and movie to keep forevergood storytelling and amazing writing paperback English The Godfather ItalianoNew York, 1945 The Italian American boss Vito Corleone, during the celebrations for his daughter s wedding, agrees to meet some Italian emigrants that ask for his help Thus begins Mario Puzo s masterpiece, whose movie adaptation made Marlon Brando s interpretation of Don Vito famous With a s


About the Author: Mario Puzo

Puzo was born in a poor family of Neapolitan immigrants living in the Hell s Kitchen neighborhood of New York Many of his books draw heavily on this heritage After graduating from the City College of New York, he joined the United States Army Air Forces in World War II Due to his poor eyesight, the military did not let him undertake combat duties but made him a public relations officer statione Puzo was born in a poor family of Neapolitan immigrants living in the Hell s Kitchen neighborhood of New York Many of his books draw heavily on this heritage After graduating from the City College of New York, he joined the United States Army Air Forces in World War II Due to his poor eyesight, the military did not let him undertake combat duties but made him a public relations officer stationed in Germany In 1950, his first short story, The Last Christmas, was published in American Vanguard After the war, he wrote his first book, The Dark Arena, which was published in 1955.At periods in the 1950s and early 1960s, Puzo worked as a writer editor for publisher Martin Goodman s Magazine Management Company Puzo, along with other writers like Bruce Jay Friedman, worked for the company line of men s magazines, pulp titles like Male, True Action, and Swank Under the pseudonym Mario Cleri, Puzo wrote World War II adventure features for True Action.Puzo s most famous work, The Godfather, was first published in 1969 after he had heard anecdotes about Mafia organizations during his time in pulp journalism He later said in an interview with Larry King that his principal motivation was to make money He had already, after all, written two books that had received great reviews, yet had not amounted to much As a government clerk with five children, he was looking to write something that would appeal to the masses With a number one bestseller for months on the New York Times Best Seller List, Mario Puzo had found his target audience The book was later developed into the film The Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola The movie received 11 Academy Award nominations, winning three, including an Oscar for Puzo for Best Adapted Screenplay Coppola and Puzo collaborated then to work on sequels to the original film, The Godfather Part II and The Godfather Part III.Puzo wrote the first draft of the script for the 1974 disaster film Earthquake, which he was unable to continue working on due to his commitment to The Godfather Part II Puzo also co wrote Richard Donner s Superman and the original draft for Superman II He also collaborated on the stories for the 1982 film A Time to Die and the 1984 Francis Ford Coppola film The Cotton Club.Puzo never saw the publication of his penultimate book, Omert , but the manuscript was finished before his death, as was the manuscript for The Family However, in a review originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Jules Siegel, who had worked closely with Puzo at Magazine Management Company, speculated that Omert may have been completed by some talentless hack Siegel also acknowledges the temptation to rationalize avoiding what is probably the correct analysis that Puzo wrote it and it is terrible Puzo died of heart failure on July 2, 1999 at his home in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York His family now lives in East Islip, New York


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