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Completing Dennis Lehane's loose trilogy of novels in 'World Gone By'

The three books of Dennis Lehane‘s Coughlin trilogy follow an unexpected path in telling three distinct stories that are only loosely connected by a cast of common characters over many years. 789 more words

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Cinema: The Godfather (1972)

Quando escrevi sobre o livro de Mario Puzo, mencionei que já tinha assistido o filme mas não tinha tempo para escrever sobre ele naquele post. Pois bem, com a greve dos caminhoneiros tudo o que eu tenho agora é tempo (e a maior parte dele está sendo muito mal utilizado, obviamente). 422 more words

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Livro: O Poderoso Chefão (Mario Puzo)

Eu tardo e falho. E sumo também com alguma frequência mas sempre volto, viu?

Estou completamente rompendo com meu cronograma de estudos porque tenho prova amanhã e nem deveria estar aqui escrevendo, mas depois de mais de 10 horas em cima das minhas anotações falhas de aulas igualmente incompletas achei por bem fazer uma pausa, botar Lana del Rey para cantar alguma coisa depressiva e ir fazer qualquer outra coisa que não envolva endócrino/onco/nutrologia. 1,159 more words

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The Godfather

Moviegoers have always had a soft spot for organized criminals, whose rules and rituals provide a dark reflection of the American dream. But modern appreciation of those things is unavoidably seen through the filter of one particular depiction of the mafia, and of Italian-American criminals in particular. 962 more words

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Review: The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Godfather by Mario Puzo,
1969, Rowohlt Taschenbuch, Paperback, 639 pages

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Synopsis:

From the lavish opening scene where Don Corleone entertains guests and conducts business at his daughter’s wedding…to his son, Michael, who takes his father’s place to fight for his family…to the bloody climax where all family business is finished, The Godfather is an epic story of family, loyalty, and how “men of honor” live in their own world, and die by their own laws.

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BOOK DISCUSSION: The Last Don by Mario Puzo

This book discussion for The Last Don by Mario Puzo will be short and simple.

First, I’m surprised Puzo isn’t more of a household name. Most people don’t even know the famous mafioso movie The Godfather was a book first. 55 more words

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