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The Godfather 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 Read The Godfather by Mario Puzo – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Mario Puzo wrote The Godfather, a book that was to become an instant classic, at a time when both his personal life and that of the United States were in transition Puzo s first two novels had not sold well, and he was almost penniless A young, up and coming author, Puzo sought to write his version of the great American novel that would also work well on the silver screen Meanwhile, in a time of war, the nation was beginning to view the mafia rather than Cowboys as the great American hero Ac Mario Puzo wrote The Godfather, a book that was to become an instant classic, at a time when both his personal life and that of the United States were in transition Puzo s first two novels had not sold well, and he was almost penniless A young, up and coming author, Puzo sought to write his version of the great American novel that would also work well on the silver screen Meanwhile, in a time of war, the nation was beginning to view the mafia rather than Cowboys as the great American hero According to afterward author Peter Bart, America s perception of the mafia as positive citizens is what allowed Puzo to thrust The Godfather into the forefront of American society As someone who has never experienced the award winning film starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, Don Corleone a...

  2. The Best a treasure of a story,plot and movie to keep forevergood storytelling and amazing writing paperback

  3. 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 simple and straightforward style, Puzo manages to masterfully describe a series of intricate and temporally shifted events, involving the reader and maintaining high levels 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 h...

  4. 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 It is a ma...

  5. 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

  6. I m gonna make him an offer he can t refuse , ,,, , I m gonna make him an offer he can t refuse , ,,, ,, , ,, , , , ,, 13 3 , , , ,, ,

  7. 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 Mich...

  8. He smelled the garden, the yellow shield of light smote his eyes, and he whispered, Life is so beautiful

  9. 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 three points of view counts as suspense.Or I could give you a thorough cataloguing of how very poser y The Godfather, with its bombastic ideas of mas 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 three points of view counts as suspense.Or I could give you a thorough cataloguing of how very poser y The Godfather, with its bombastic ideas of masculinity and supposed gritty crime plotlines And yet for moral convenience, the only people we see the Corleone Family harm are fellow mobsters they are at war w...

  10. 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 script of the movie, then I...