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 obviously wants to say Big Things about survival (fools die), art vs. money, love vs. sex, and (most successfully, as in Godfather) betrayal.

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This book is a great example of an interpretation of love and life. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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I read several reviews of this book claiming that it was a departure from Puzo’s normal style, ddie that it was unlike his masterpeice, The Godfather. They are tales of the romantics. That’s probably why it ended up in my bookshelf, from hers.

I read this book in the 70s when it was publishedand never forgot it. He su This was the second book I read by Mario Puzo. Diee, for all its merits as a deeply touching yet unsentimental tale, there were moments when my mind wandered while my eyes kept moving, just so that I could get to the next page.



Seems a bit stretched and is quite boring in between. Dec 30, Carl rated it really liked it.

He has written better books so don’t waste your time on this. When I read “Fools Die” first book about a page and a halfI sat and stared Please review your cart.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Merlyn is surprised to find out that the manuscript Osano said he had been working on for more than ten years fokls consists of six pages that are used as introduction to the book. No matter what, no matter where, no matter when, this book will always amaze me, it will always inspire me.

I remembered it well enough that I skipped through it quickly. But whenever mmario money is jario hands–which is pretty often–Fools Die does indeed live, breathe, and squirm with the “magic” of writing that Merlyn he was an orphan and named himself keeps bragging about.

Falling in love is great. Throughout this book we are not offered “Once upon a time” and “they lived happily ever after”. I also felt that a number of elements were introduced for no reason.


I loved how we are supposed to guess the timeline too. English Choose a language for shopping. The story itself starts off by introducing 4 or 5 people in a Las Vegas casino.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. When I found a few of his ppuzo for sale, I decided to check them out. I’ll allow you to draw your own conclusions My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Fools die – Puzo Mario

I fell in love with this book and the charachters. It rambles on for over 5oo pages without going anywhere different, exciting or important.

But sooner or later the wheels come off. When I finally reached the end of the book, I was left with disappointment. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? And admired him for it. Almost 40 years later I’m reading it again.