The Godfather : A novel by Mario Puzo

The Godfather : A novel by Mario Puzo

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New York : G.P. Putnam, 1969. Seventeenth printing. Hardcover. 446 pages ; 21 cm. $6.95 dust jacket. Lean to spine otherwise pages are unmarked and binding is firm.


The Godfather by Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo has here created an extraordinary novel; it pulsates with dramatic and evil incident, brute rage, and the naked terror of an infamous underworld. Puzo takes us inside the violence-infested society of the Mafia and its gang wars. He shows us its trials by gunfire and torture and the nature of Mafia friendship. THE GODFATHER is essentially the story of a man and his power, and it is a reading experience one is not likely to forget.

The Godfather is Mafia leader Vito Corleone, benevolent despot who stops at nothing to gain and hold power.

The Godfather is a friendly man, a "reasonable" man, a just man—and the deadliest gang leader in the Cosa Nostra.

The Godfather's command post is a fortress on Long Island, from which he presides over a vast underground empire that encompasses the rackets, gambling, bookmaking, and unions. Tyrant, blackmailer, racketeer, murderer—he gives his friendship freely (no man dares refuse it), rights wrongs (even murder is not too great a price for "justice"). His influence runs through all levels of American society, from the cop on the beat to the nation's mighty.

Mario Puzo introduces us to an extraordinary gallery of men and women and re-creates the feudal world of the Mafiosi. The elements of this world explode electrically to life in this violent and impassioned chronicle. It is a spellbinding story, written with authentic knowledge of this particular milieu and with the hand of a master storyteller.


THE AUTHOR

THE GODFATHER is Mario Puzo's third novel. His first book, The Dark Arena, is considered the best novel written about postwar occupied Germany. His second novel, The Fortunate Pilgrim, was called a "small classic" by the Times. He has also published magazine articles and book reviews. Mr. Puzo was born in New York City, served in World War II, and studied writing at Columbia and the New School.

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