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 probably writes about money better than anyone since Balzac, and, Puzo obviously wants to say Big Things about survival (fools die).

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That’s really what Puzo Definitely took some time to get in to, but once I was in I was hooked. One day this author will no longer be around to answer the worlds questions but he will still be speaking. It is mainly about Merlyn, a writer.


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. When you see a Puzo you expect a down and dirty tale of men’s vices, violence and deeds done in the dark, especially those of the Mafia. Upload Photos Upload photo files with. To see what your fool thought of this book, please sign up. Nov 11, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Even still, it came out as a deeply affecting story and a quality read, despite its flaws. I picked up this book after reading Mario Puzo’s Godfather, which I found good but not great.


Upload photo files with. His family now lives in East Islip, New York.

First Edition, with correct number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. Retrieved July 9, Puzk of his books draw heavily on this heritage.

Rare Book Foole Published: It was a little slow at the foole if I recall, but pace picks up rather quickly. He has also written the screenplays for all three Godfather movies, for which he received two Academy Awards.

Puzo again demonstrating why he is my favorite writer. We never got to know Janelle’s last name. Apr 14, Thea rated it really liked it. We get to see the combative nature of relationships or how people play games during a relationship. I learned some valuable lessons about love as well as about men and women in general.

I really wanted to like it but by vie end I was choking my way through it! Showing best matches Show all copies. Books with ideas so big that there was never any chance they would fit inside the book jacket. When you see a Puzo you expect a down and dirty tale of men’s vices, violence and deeds done in the dark, especially those of the Mafia This puzoo is like a different Puzo.

I remembered it well enough that I skipped through it quickly. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. He watches his new friends and fooos fall victim to this world, and in the end finds tools new appreciation for life and the importance of contentment. His brother Artie dies after a sudden heart attack, Osano finds he suffers from an incurable disease and decides to kill himself.

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I read this book with good hope of getting what I was promised in the author’s note but alas I was disappointed!

Fools die – Puzo Mario

Books w This is a big, sloppy, at times poorly edited book. Mario Puzo’s starting to the book is brilliant. It was hard to get into at first, but I’m glad I stuck with it Some de arount head and foot of jacket. Puzo’s most famous work, The Godfather, was first published in after he had heard anecdotes about Mafia organizations during his time in pulp journalism.

He’s got a wife in New York, a hot bisexual mistress in Los Angeles and a doe-eyed geisha chick in Tokyo. Perhaps I went into it expecting a bit more blood and guts; a bit more action and violence.

Extremely light wear to cloth, bookplate to front free endpaper. First impression stated on the copyright page. He su This was the second book I read by Mario Puzo.