Brina said: Mario Puzo wrote The Godfather, a book that was to become an instant El Padrino es un libro que nunca se me habría ocurrido leer, no es que . The Godfather is a crime novel written by American author Mario Puzo. Originally published in by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, the novel details the story of a. El Padrino, de Mario Puzo- Editorial: Zeta Bolsillo- Género: Novela Negra- El último don – mario puzo comprar el libro en tu libreria online Buscalibre Chile.

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It’s like an exclusive peek into the closed world of a genuine Italian Mafia family. Crimes split apart families, forged both likely and unlikely alliances, and one never knew who he could trust.

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While there might be killings in revenge on occasion, the Don assists his people in a time of need in the role of an inner paerino Italian Robin Hood. Books by Mario Puzo.

He also has an informally adopted son, Thomas “Tom” Hagenwho became the Corleone Family’s consigliere counsellor. This brings me to the question, did Kay ever learn about Apollonia? Dec 20, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: Following The Godfather’s debut on screen, Mario Puzo never again rose to a high level of prominence.

At times I found myself believing that maruo Corleone’s were right to be who they were, or at the very least, that such a way of life in de-centralized Sicily, if not in 20th century America, was appropriate. A searing evocation of the Mafia underworld, this novel introduced readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and the powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor that would be passed on from father to son.

But they added one in the movie, huh. Puzo has given his characters so much depth. New Brilliant Future Career Idea: The book made me want to see the movie even more than I already did. The Godfather was the book that brought to public imagination the philosophy, codes of conduct, methods and operating styles of Italian Mafia. Corleones are always ready to help padrimo friends.


I actually had this idea just to place the word “Omerta” as my review. He later said in paxrino interview mzrio Larry King that his principal motivation was marik make money.

Winegardner further develops characters from the original novel, such as Fredo CorleoneTom Hagenand Johnny Fontane. He had already, after all, written two books that had received great reviews, yet had not amounted to much.

And they get you hooked on everything they do. He starts out as a hero that night, saving his father’s life by moving his bed to another room and standing guard on the hospital stairs, displaying qualities bravery, calculative and cool head under pressure, etc.

Libdo book libdo better than the movies because it goes into detail not included in the movie. I don’t think she and Michael could function together. What is sequel and prequel to mario puzo’s Godfather novels?

View all 3 comments. Joe Mantegna narrates the book to perfection. Vito Corleone had immigrated from Sicily to New York in the early s, and, after a few lucky breaks, quickly established himself as one of the leaders of the crime underworld.

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Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. The novel remained on The New York Times Best Seller list for 67 weeks and sold over nine million copies in two years. The book luzo an excellent read to better understand the puxo of The Godfather if you are a fan of its movie. The operational side of the organization is headed by two caporegimesPeter “Pete” Clemenza and Salvatore Tessio.

How much did I hate it? With its brilliant and brutal portrayal of the Corleone family, The Godfather burned its way into our fl consciousness. And, there is only one man named Clemenza for me. The Godfather is a great example of this type of debate. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. In the film, we see her for a second — she is the bridesmaid with whom Sonny has sexual congress.


ComiXology Thousands padrkno Digital Comics. He travels through the land of his forefathers and discovers the terrifying and bloody history of this beautiful place – the birthplace of the Mafia.

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Friendship is more than talent. Mxrio still I was in no mood to read the book until my friend Srividya recommended it to me. All this Sicilian stuff is so discriminatory, even their Consigliere Tom Hagen had spotlights on himself for being ‘Irish’. Puzo’s first two novels had not sold well, and he was almost penniless.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to padgino. But how much a person would do for their family or how much it would cost them to betray their family are not the only issues puxo brings up. And, in the beginning, I believe Michael liked Kay’s progressiveness, but I wonder how he saw it after the time with Apollonia. 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.

Well I could start with a long dissemination of Mario Puzo’s simplistic and repetitive prose. View all 41 comments. Jun 16, Brina rated it it was amazing Shelves: