Fools Die Author:Mario Puzo FOOLS DIE is about the magic of power and money--the magic of love and sexuality--the magic of art and literature--the magic of marriage and family. — FOOLS DIE focuses dramatically on forty years in the life of an orphaned American boy named Merlyn who, in time, comes to understand how he relates to the magician of Arthurian legend. His haphaza... more »rd youth is spent outside the law, and only his overwhelming interest in writing and extraordinary success as an author save him from a life behind bars.
Merlyn's books bring fame and fortune and open doors to the literary coteries of new York and the Hollywood world of film moguls, actors, agents and beautiful women. Neither the wife of his youth, his family, nor his beloved brother can compete with the delights of Hollywood or the heady addiction of Las Vegas casinos.« less