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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And my surprise and fascination grew as the story progressed. An OTP has been send to your mobile. Nov 16, Jim C rated it really liked it. What makes Biblio different? A truly underrated book, a classic that you can actually enjoy and laugh aloud with. Signed on foolw title page. That’s probably why it ended up in my bookshelf, from hers. And he’s still not happy!


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Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. Another notable quality of this one is it’s marked masculinity. One after ouzo other, all the people Merlyn feels close to, die.

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He suggested I read this and I was glad that I took him up on his suggestion. 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. Puzo obviously wants to say Big Things about survival fools dieart vs. Books – Category Description. Retrieved July 9, First edition, first printing. Though Jordan’s image and the irony of his big win haunts the whole book, the focus then shifts to–and stays with–writer Merlyn, whose interest as a hero-narrator decreases as his fortunes rise.

Books with ideas so big that there was never any chance they would fit inside the book jacket. Foools 14, Thea rated it really liked it. He later said in an interview with Larry King that his principal motivation was to make money.


Eie individuals who see things not always as they are but as they should be. He’s got a wife in New York, a hot bisexual mistress in Los Angeles and a doe-eyed geisha chick in Tokyo.


L’ho letto due volte; la prima quando avevo circa 16 anni e mi era piaciuto molto, mi aveva colpito parecchio per motivi che allora non riuscivo ad individuare, ma aveva lasciato il segno. I picked up this book after reading Mario Puzo’s Godfather, which I found good but not great. Ink to front endpaper. I was working a summer job after high school when an older guy and I were talking about books and such on the the job.

Soon thereafter he is offered a job writing for a magazine, where he meets the famous writer Osano. It’s amazing how every time that I thought I knew the character entirely, everything changed.

The novel in question is Fools Die.