One of the only times I've preferred the movie to the book. I love the extra information this book gives you on the family, but the screenplay was MUCH better written. I was shocked at Puzo's amateurish writing style. Still, a must have for some special insights to the characters.
A classic that draws you in
very good book. The Godfather sheds some truth of the mob , secrets that were never before posted , Puzo wrote in The Godfather.
Definitive novel of the Mafia underworld.
What more can be said about this classic story? A must read for any fan of the films (1 & 2) and most everyone else and gives rich detail of the characters.
I LOVED this book. While I am generally facinated with the Mob and organized crime anyway, I found this book fantastic. The insight to each character was fantastic and there is a lot of background information provided. A must read for any fans of the movie or oragnized crime books or movies.
The strength of this book is Puzo's expertise and knowledge of the mafia. It makes the plot, events and the characters in the book seem extremely real.
This is definitely a book that will fly by and one that you will have a hard time putting down. It is definitely a classic. It is a book that when you finish you will close it and say, "Now that was a good book!"
After seeing the movie so many times, I had forgotton how good the book is. I really got into the story. I felt like I was reading a part of history. Yes, I know the characters are fictional, but Mr. Puzo writes so that you really think you are following a real family. There is a lot more insight to the characters and now the book has spoiled me. I will not look at the movie the same way again.
This is one of my favorite books. I adore Mario Puzo's writing, his story telling. I can't even watch the movies after reading this for as long as I have. I reread this about once a year. Best Mobster book by far!!
Classic, better than the movie and the movie was really good!
Even if you haven't read it, you must have seen the movie. And even if you didn't see that - you must know the drift of the story. A classic if there ever was one
Excellent book, one of my favorites of all time.
I picked this book up from borders marked down just something to read well waiting for credits then i loved, loved, loved, this book.
An excellent book and most exceptional about this audio book is the full cast that reads the different character discussions. Love it!
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