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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 obviously wants to say Big Things about survival (fools die), art vs. money, love vs. sex, and (most successfully, as in Godfather) betrayal.

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I could not help wondering if we were getting a peek into Mario Puzo’s real life. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Puzo has a way of showing you the truth of a circumstance as if you yourself had thought it and in so doing so, removes the guilt which you may feel for thinking it. We will get back to you shortly. English Choose a language for shopping.

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He suggested I read this and I was glad that I took him up on his suggestion. He has written better books so don’t waste your time on this. It is an elaborate narrative on what puao book holds and what Mario Puzo i This has been out since and still waiting for another book to move me like Fools Die did. Nov 24, His family now lives in East Islip, New York.


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He narrowly escaped punishment by calling on Cully Cross in Las Vegas, who is able to use his political and business connections to get Merlyn off the hook.

This is a book from the author best known for The Godfather. I loved how we are supposed to guess the timeline too. It was a very different book from “The Godfather” and a lot of things Puzo wrote about were interesting. This is a big, sloppy, at times poorly edited book.

Puzo obviously wants to say Big Things about survival fools dieart vs. Well, I was disappointed in the lack of action to say the least. The story revolved around a budding author and the events that occur in his life following a gambling streak in Las Vegas.

Other editions – View all Fools Die: The author does a fantastic job of setting the mood. The story begins with a mutual friend of the pair breaking the bank at the Xanadu, only to take the elevator up to his hotel room and blow his own brains out. After reading Fools Die I not only had the fascinating experience of feeling that I myself had lived the events of the book or had at least seen them through another’s eyes, but I also felt a very strong connection to Mr. And that our hero remained the same even when he stopped being one and became a villain.


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The second half did become long winded and that is the reason I lowered my rating to four stars. Speed Post – Shobha De. He is one day persuaded by a corrupt colleague to start taking kick backs in return for getting the children of wealthy people out of the Vietnam draft. When I read “Fools Die” first book about a page and a halfI sat and stared This book is foolx no means a suspense thriller, but rather, an exploration into how those in pursuit of fame, fortune, and lucrative lifestyles cope with the challenges that this entails and how often these people end up ide about their own demise.

One of the good points about this As high rollers, hustlers, and scheming manipulators use power, sex, and betrayal to win, the strongest survive-but fools die.

Although Puzo is an excellent writer, Fools Die was more of a drama than I am interested in reading. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Books with ideas so big that there was never any chance they would fit inside the book jacket. Fools Die is about gambling, film industry and publishing and corruption involved in them.