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Maybe it was fiction, but for me, then, that was our life. The Godfather is one of the best pieces of literature ever written.

Winegardner uses all of the characters from the Puzo novels and created a few of his own, most notably Nick Geraci, a Corleone soldier who plays a pivotal role in the sequel novels.

When it does, Sonny speeds to their home, but is ambushed at a highway toll booth and riddled with submachine gun fire. He is known for his hospitality and seemigly benign, “reasonable” nature.

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LOL Okay, I fully understand the story takes place in the to Italian immigrant community in New York and we really can’t expect an equal rights movement here, still how the women had been treated in the story is still disappointing.

One minute you’re reading about a fictional mafioso and the next minute you realize you’ve stumbled on one of the great literary accomplishments of the century.

Michael travels to Las Vegas to buy out Greene’s stake in the family’s casinos. The people who were angling the most to have me fired, I had fired. The Mafia in the Mind of America. But his ideals are kinda cool. But I like almost everything else that I am overlooking that part. The films are widely held in high esteem as examples of the cinematic arts. A comprehensive study of Italian Maroi culture on film, conducted from to by the Italic Institute of America, [] showed that close to movies featuring Italian Americans as mobsters mostly fictitious have been produced since The Godfatheran average of nine per year.


With a simple oadrino straightforward style, Puzo manages to masterfully describe a series of intricate and temporally shifted events, involving the reader and maintaining high levels.

The wisdom of Don Vito Corleone is disarming, it arouses feelings of respect also in the readers, making the godfather one of the most charismatic characters ever. And I want to ask, what did they expect? Archived from the original on June mraio, The members of the Corleone family are truly the most seductive characters I’ve encountered in recent years!

Corleone’s wife through forty years of marriage was never able to be his equal partner. Interesting to note are: The night Vito is shot, it is his youngest son Michael who shows up in ip hospital. To ask other readers questions about The Godfatherplease sign up. 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.


ppadrino These two redeem the book from the sometimes cliche lines and a little sloppy writing. The Godfather was a blockbusterbreaking many box office records to become the highest grossing film of Retrieved September 26, And lastly, the topic that amuses me the most. After viewing the movie for the first time, I am impressed how closely it stuck to the book down to the minutest detail. The scene in which Connie smashes crockery after finding out Carlo has been cheating was added for this reason.


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And, hold on a sec, who is the protagonist here? Cinematographer Gordon Willis initially turned down the opportunity to film The Godfather because the production marip “chaotic” to him. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times praised Coppola’s efforts to follow the storyline of the eponymous novel, the choice to set the film in maril same time as the novel, and the film’s ability to “absorb” the viewer over its three-hour run time.

They call it business.

Retrieved July 15, I saw him playing Clemenza, and I could not unsee that. So if the Taliban kill people, then pray, it’s fine? Retrieved August 17, And they get you hooked on everything they do. Mario Puzo’s Mafia 7 books.

Archived from the original on September 3,