Amazing, read the book seen the godfather 1 & 2 numerous times, however, this audio-book is the best of all the godfather versions mario puzio was a genius 6 people found this helpful. The godfather was a great work of literature which supplies insight into the inner workings of the american mafia, a classic novel which defined a genre. When a review copy of democracy in chains: the deep history of the radical right's stealth plan for america arrived, the title put me off i am not much of a fan of conspiracy theories but, then. The godfather review - a big screen must 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars francis ford coppola's 1972 masterpiece is a top-down view of the mafia, with marlon brando almost papal in his sense of. The godfather's role in the family enterprise is described by his name he stands outside the next generation which will carry on and, hopefully, angle the family into legitimate enterprises those who have read the novel may be surprised to find michael at the center of the movie, instead of don corleone.
Mario puzo then unfolds a story of gory murders and cold, merciless and unforgiving revenge micheal's transformation from a straight-laced scholar and war hero to a diabolical villain is enrapturing and puzo's take on the then hollywood scene truly disenchanting. The godfather is a crime novel written by american author mario puzooriginally published in 1969 by g p putnam's sons, the novel details the story of a fictional mafia family based in new york city (and long beach, new york), headed by vito corleone. The godfather book review essay sample over the past term i read mario puzo's the godfather the book itself is an action packed crime novel that revolves around the corleone crime family.
'the godfather' is the pinnacle of flawless films the first time i viewed 'the godfather' i was in my early teens and it was the most astounding film i had ever seen, and has since then stood as my all-time favourite film it is due to this that i have been looking forward to writing a review of. Amazing, read the book seen the godfather 1 & 2 numerous times, however, this audio-book is the best of all the godfather versions mario puzio was a genius read more. Kirkus review ten years in the workaday progress of a new york mafia sort of family dynasty tale with all the attendant flurries of great houses at war don corleone is ruler of the family, avenger and dispenser of favors, from judges boughten verdicts to rub-outs among the fiefdoms. Hi everyone thank you so much for watching and for your support :) lots of love, julia sapphire spoilers start at 8:04 ----. H aving dominated both popular film culture and literature for the last 40 years, mario puzo's world renowned masterpiece the godfather is the undisputed patriarch of an awe-inspiring legacy it's.
The book opens with the wedding of connie corleone, daughter of don vito 'the godfather' corleone, head of the most powerful of the five great mafia clans or 'families' of new york. The godfather, one of the world's best novels which remained for sixty seven weeks on the new york times bestsellers list in 1969 was a brain child of the bestselling author mario puzo. A great fictonal work on the 'sicillian' mafia clan the godfather is such a masterpiece of mario puzo that it needs no introduction it sets the stage for all the great mafia movies hollywood has given to the world.
The book became so popular not only in readers' world but in movies' world too the famous two series movie adaptation of godfather broke all records. The godfather is a novel puzo pulls us inside the society of the mafia and its gang wars the leader, vito corleone, is the godfather he is a benevolent despot who stops at nothing to gain and hold power. The godfather returns (the godfather returns #1), mark winegardner the godfather returns is a novel written by author mark winegardner, published in 2004 it is the sequel to mario puzo's the godfather, which was originally published in 1969, and the sicilian (1984.
When mario puzo's blockbuster saga, the godfather, was first published in 1969, critics hailed it as one of the greatest novels of our time, and big, turbulent, highly entertaining. Forget the godfather part 2 and 3 films, this book and the first film are classics just read this book - despite its age, it is timeless and is a classic must read read more. The godfather: the lost years by winegardner, mark hardback book the fast free see more like this puzo, mario-the godfather, 1972 pb, very good, movie tie-in pre-owned. The godfather has 288,631 ratings and 6,793 reviews brina said: mario puzo wrote the godfather, a book that was to become an instant classic, at a time.