Fools Die Author:Mario Puzo 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 haphazard 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 ba... more »rs.
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. His friends, a cross-section of the beautiful and the damned, are the dramatis personae of this great story.« less