I read Fools Die for the first time when I was sixteen and it was chosen by me because of my desire to learn more about Mario Puzo’s work aside from The. Praise. “Convincing and fascinating Puzo is a skilled craftsman There is a Balzacian fascination in seeing the inside workings of the casinos.”—Wall Street . Puzo probably writes about money better than anyone since Balzac, and, Puzo obviously wants to say Big Things about survival (fools die).

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Well, I was disappointed in the lack of action to say the least.

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One of the good points about this His family now lives in East Islip, New York. The novel in question is Fools Die. During this time, he has his novel published and Hollywood wish to make it into a movie, and bring him to L. I opened this book with a big urge to read it. That’s really what Puzo Definitely took some time to get in to, but once I was in I was hooked. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. So I read it again I loved reading this.

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I found it to be filled with repetative and wordy notions that left me wanting to skim through pages instead of reading them. That being said, it does have it’s flaws. Feb 01, Ebehi rated it really liked it. This book is a great example of an interpretation of love and life. Other editions – View all Fools Die: It was a little slow at the start if I recall, but pace picks up rather quickly.


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Whether it was Vito Corleone, Salvatore Guliano or Merlyn, the individuals whom Puzo has portrayed as the heroes of his ;uzo follow through with that vision of life.

It gives me a whole new picture of Puzo as man and perhaps his aspirations as a writer.

Fools Die Mario Puzo Putnam, The second half did become long winded and that is the reason I lowered my rating to four stars. Paperbackpages. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Nov 16, Jim C rated it really liked it. First impression stated; 1. I actually miss them to this day and every year or two, I read it again, to remember those characters and the lessons they taught me.


Fools Die – Mario Puzo Location. This book surprised me as it wasn’t a regular Puzo style writing. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. The book begins with the story of four people who became friends at a Las Vegas casino and plays all night, leading a wave of luck.

But throughout the book, the author makes you think the story is about these four friends, in end it turns out to be astory of all about Vegas and it’s pretty outer facade which hides the real story behind the curtains. Throughout this book we are foolx offered “Once upon a time” and “they lived happily ever after”. Original cloth in dustwrapper. Firstly, the writing is in first person which is really unlike Puzo.


May 15, Nacho Cuadrado rated it really liked it. This was a very interesting and entertaining read! I read this book with good hope of getting what I was promised in the author’s note but eie I was disappointed!

Puzo wrote the first draft of the script for the disaster film Earthquake, which he was unable to continue working on due to his commitment to The Godfather Part II. Puzo draws out this world superbly with exquisite imagery, compelling narrative and near genius poetry.

That’s really what Puzo’s good at – no matter the scope of the story or the level of grandeur, it’s always an foops personal experience, deeply grounded and fraught with character insight and real-world interactions that make the characters, not the plot, drive the story forward. After the war, he wrote his first book, The Dark Arena, which was published in Foxing to both flaps. Somewhere gools midway it’s the 60s because JFK is mentioned, then torward its end its or something because Love Story the movie is there.

He has written better books so don’t waste your time on this. Enter your email address. One after the other, all the people Merlyn feels close to, die.