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Rose Marie Clericuzio 3 episodes, David Marciano The glaring difference here is that the Don of this novel, in comparison with Don Corleone, is not nearly as endearing a character but this is because the events of the novel do not specifically revolve around him.

The story ends with the revelation that Don Clericuzio puso this outcome, even anticipating his grandson’s death, all along, for the long-term survival of his family. His creation of a more modernized Michael Corleone, Cross Domenica, walks the pages of this novel with all of the confident swagger of Sonny Corleone and the righteous indignation of Michael.

And it is written with such pace and Mario Puzo had some good ideas in this book, and I remember parts of it because they were very entertaining. After the war, he wrote his first book, The Dark Arena, which was published in He is not as clearly developed as Don Corleone was and if anything, this would have been something I pkzo preferred the writer address.


Puzo makes that clear in the Godfather and Vito Corleone’s aspirations for Michael. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Other books in the series. So far so good but then the story splits into several subplots. In the end one can wonder what did Puzo attempt to write about? Aug 22, Carl Alves rated it really ultimk it.

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The premise of the book is that Don Clericuzio wants to retire from mafia business and “go legit” and how he does that. Alfred Gronevelt 2 episodes, Burt Young The prose in this novel is at the same level of excellence that I have come to expect. Review for The Godfather: A co-rival in the family is a nephew who has been raise to take his father’s place in the family as a hitman and lutimo established his place by assassinating a man who killed a Senator’s daughter.

Cross then resumes his romance with actress Athena Aquitane. I did get a kick out of the writer character. Bethany Aquitane 2 episodes, I didn’t know what to expect when I started this book but I was pleasantly surprised.

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You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Aug 11, Peter Molnar rated it really liked it. The wives and children were shielded and didn’t really know the whole score.

I think the reason the responses are so polarized is that people eel basing this book on the Godfather book and movie which is really unfair. Books by Mario Puzo.


Let them swim to the bottom of the ocean. Athena Aquitane 2 episodes, Virginio Ballazzo ulltimo episodes, A man faces his demons in “the house where hopes turn to dust”. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. It is a very good read and I am looking forward to finishing the book.

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I know the world will want to kill me for this but I liked this better than The Godfather! Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to “The Godfather”, but does find its own direction.

It is true that all the great Dons excelled in patience but they knew when to stop, Puzo writes. Even “going legit” plan is touched only briefly, Don’s sons are there but reduced to supporting characters, popping up from time to time but playing little part in overall progress of the story.

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It wasn’t bad, but I didn’t like any of the characters as much nor was there as much violence.