Thursday, October 28, 2010

Book : The Godfather

The Godfather by Mario Puzo

I rate 5/5

THIS IS JUST SPEECHLESS ! The novel starts off with a quote from Balzac - "Behind every great fortune, there is a crime." That, in effect, sets the tone for the entire novel. Mario Puzo, the author, ruthlessly captures the travails of a New York Don, Vito Corleone, who is, to quote the words of his son, "not a crazy gunning mobster", and his family. The imapact it had on me was overwhelming. Highly recommended, don't miss it.

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