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Il padrino

You gotta stop them at the beginning. The full display of individual destinies is what makes this better than its cinematic equivalent. You just do them. May 13, Jr Bacdayan rated it really liked it.

The operational side of the organization is headed by two caporegimesPeter “Pete” Clemenza and Salvatore Tessio.

The New York Times Company. This is the kind of puuzo that needs to be taken on a long plane trip, because it really passes the time. Serving as the Don’s underboss is his oldest son, Santino. The need for reinvention, as well as the necessity to keep things in line with tradition are explored fully.

Archived from the original on May 11, Interesting to note are: Johny Fontane the saloon singer is his fictional Sinatra and it is perfectly done. Almost fifty years ago, a classic was born. The godfather referred to in the title is generally taken to be Vito. Archived from the original on July 10, Like his father before him, Michael Corleone differentiates his marriage from his place in the family business. Suspicious, Vito sends his enforcer, Luca Brasito spy on them.


The game is based upon this film and tells the story of an original character, Aldo Trapani, whose rise through the ranks of the Corleone family intersects with the plot of the film on numerous occasions.

Retrieved July 17, His safety guaranteed, Michael returns home to enter the family business and marry Kay, promising her that the business will be legitimate within five years. The seduction of power, the pitfalls of greed, and the allegiance to family—these are the themes that have resonated with millions of readers around the world and made The Godfather the definitive novel of the violent subculture that, steeped in intrigue and controversy, remains indelibly etched in our collective consciousness.

The story, spanning tochronicles the family under the patriarch Vito Corleone Brandofocusing on the transformation of Michael Corleone Pacino from reluctant family outsider to ruthless mafia boss. It’s hard to tell. Archived from the original on November 10, It’s like an exclusive peek into the closed world of a genuine Italian Mafia family.

Puzo’s most famous work, The Godfather, was first published in after he had heard anecdotes about Mafia organizations apdrino his time in pulp journalism. To ask other readers questions about The Godfatherplease sign up. Real-life gangsters responded enthusiastically to the film, with many of them feeling it was a portrayal of how they were supposed to act.


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Amrio 07, Matt rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is one of the big differences between book and movie. Well, this last son of his was Michael Corleone. Retrieved March 12, However, given the fact that Mario Puzo also helped writing the script of the movie, then I feel safe to say: Puzo seems to think the reader needs a reminder of plot points that occured padrlno pages ago, and that unnecessarily drawing out an obvious reveal by splitting it up into three points of view counts as suspense.

It is a book to be cherished. Lastly, the old man dies, and in Michael’s arms, he regrets nothing of life Retrieved June 23, In the season four episode ” Mr. He pqdrino the Five Families that he will withdraw his opposition to their heroin business and forgo avenging Sonny’s murder.

I mean, their stories are still interesting, but their story lines feel a bit more like drag-ons. Just like the movie!