I don’t even know where to begin with this book except maybe with a round of applause for Mr. Puzo. Opening with a rigged papal election, this is a beautifully woven story that juxtaposes the purity and piety of religion with the moral failings of the men tasked with upholding God’s will on earth. 302 more words
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Brian De Palma’s Scarface is like an inverse Godfather. The movie is semi-epic – a dry cartoon of the American dream gone numb. But (and this may stem from the nature of the gangsters involved), it lacks the broad elegance of Coppola’s auspicious rendering of Mario Puzo’s potboiler. 241 more words
Mario Gianluigi Puzo (October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an 74 more words
The Godfather by Mario Puzo
Release Date: 1969
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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.