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 . PADRINO, EL has 5 ratings and 1 review: Published by B DE BOLSILLO, Paperback. El Padrino by Mario Puzo starting at $ El Padrino has 5 available editions to buy at Alibris.

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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. He was known as an extension of the character he created and often asked to impart words of wisdom on the Don’s behalf.

They’re both iconic families. Vito Corleone is the most respected Don of New York.


The characters are unforgettable, from the central figure of Don Corleone himself, who is given a lengthy flashback section familiar to fans of The Msrio, Part IIto secondary characters such as Luca Brasi a sort of Sicilian Keyser Soze, whose very name terrifies people and Johnny Fontane a Frank Sinatra stand-in, maario his shot at stardom by the Don.


He also does something perfectly what other books have tried to do and miserably failed at.

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The Godfather

Puzo, along with other writers like Bruce Jay Friedman, worked for the company line of men’s magazines, pulp titles like Male, True Action, and Swank. D I would need a straightjacket! Having seen the movie so many, many and did I say many times before actually reading the book, the actual reading of the book has left a lot to be desired. The story is another strength too, full of intrigue and excitement. View all 50 comments.

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El padrino / The Godfather

For a phzo hour movie, the scenes moved quickly leaving me captivated and on edge. Well, Fredo, not so much. Lists with This Book.

Mar 26, Diane rated it it was amazing. It is great fun, and an eminently worthwhile way to spend the moments God gives us. Page 1 of 7: A further sequel by Winegardner, The Godfather’s Revenge, was released in Manohar Read it for the quotes. Puzo is good and entertaining elsewhere, here is great and masterful.

The writing’s not so bad, but it’s not so good either. Isaac Espada rated it it was amazing Oct 30, View all 5 comments. Enter Your Email Address to Subscribe.


D My attention span is applicable to both movies and books. I felt the endless craving for spaghetti.

El padrino / The Godfather by Mario Puzo |

Corleone’s wife through forty years of marriage was never able to be his equal partner. I saw the movie few years ago and loved it.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Google Books full view ; http: One may start using its characters as personality types – Vito Corleone, Micheal Corleone, Sonny Corleone, Freddy and Tom Hagen; they all came with their unique character. I went into the book expecting psdrino people doing horrible deeds, but I did not expect to marvel about Puzo creating this hook that would draw me into an alternate reality that may or mario puzo il padrino not exist or have existed for real.

Similarly, Puzo opened his novel with an epigraph popularly attributed to Balzac: I actually liked Apollonia. Michael is an interesting isolated character.