The Last Don is Mario Puzo at his finest, thrilling us with his greatest Mafia novel since The Godfather a masterful saga of the last great American crime family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas. The most entertaining read since the godfather. The Last Don is Domenico Clericuzio, a wise and ruthless old man who is determined to see his heirs established in legitimate society but whose vision is threatened when secrets from the family's past spark a vicious war between two blood cousins.
The Last Don. Annotation. Mario Puzo, author of The Godfather, knows a thing or two about the Mafia and about the movie business; here he brings them together. In the prologue, a Mafia don oversees the double christening of two infant boys, Dante and Cross, into the Clericuzio family. Later, when Cross is tapped to take over as the Hammer of the Clericuzios, their prime hit man, he proves not cold-blooded enough for the role
The Last Don, Mario Puzo تاریخ نخستین خوانش: بیست و ششم ماه ژوئن سال 2009 میلادی عنوان: آخرین پدرخوانده؛ نویسنده: ماریو پوزو؛ مترجم: حبیب الله شهبازی؛ تهران، افق، 1386؛ در 637 ص؛ شابک: 9643693228؛ موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان قرن 20 م داستان کوچ مافیای ایتالیا به آمریکا ست. آخرین پدر خوانده حکایتی است از آمیزش سنت و مدرنیته. I know, Mario Puzo had been a script writer for Hollywood for years therefore he naturally knew a lot of insider's information; and he didn't shy away from making jokes about how script-writers and novelists were treated like third-class citizens in the showbiz. But! As light-hearted and delightful those Hollywood characters can be, all these lengthy Hollywood-plots still weights the whole story down!!!!
Mario Puzo is back with a vengeance in his first Mafia novel since The Godfather, a thrilling saga of the last great American crime family and its reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas. The Last Don. Twenty-seven years ago, Mario Puzo created a popular classic with the publication of The Godfather. Now, after writing bestselling novels about Las Vegas, Sicily, and Washington, Puzo has at last returned to the subject he knows best-the inner workings of an American crime family. The Last Don proves once again that Mario Puzo knows where the bodies are buried. Don't miss The Last Don miniseries on VHS and DVD!
The Last Don. A Novel. View More by This Author. This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. A masterful saga of the last great American Mafia family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas, from the author of The Godfather. Praise for The Last Don Puzo is in top form. Head-long entertainment, bubbling over with corruption, betrayal, assassinations, Richter-scale romance, and, of course, family values.
ON PALM SUNDAY, one year after the Great War against the Santadio, Don Domenico Clericuzio celebrated the christening of two infants of his own blood and made the most important decision of his life. He invited the greatest Family chiefs in America, as well as Alfred Gronevelt, the owner of the Xanadu Hotel in Vegas, and David Redfellow, who had built up a vast drug empire in the United States. All his partners to some degree. Now the most powerful Mafia Family head in America, Don Clericuzio planned to relinquish that power, on the surface. It was time to play a different hand; obvious power.
Home Mario Puzo Last Don. Home. Skippy, Molly said, I’ve seen you lay out a million for a novel that you never made into a picture. How is this different? Bobby Bantz broke in.
A novel can never be as simple as a movie. Claudia said angrily, Why do you put movies down? I’ve seen you cry at good movies. The Don turned finally to Petie. Petie was the second and the most cheerful of his sons. He was affable, at twenty-six no more than a boy, but the Don knew he was a throwback to the Sicilian Clericuzio. Petie, the Don said, Now that Pippi is in the West, you will be Mayor of the Bronx Enclave. You will supply all the soldiers for the Family.