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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Give it a try Now. 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. There is atleast one book written on every single topic under the sun.

That’s really what Puzo Definitely took some time to get in to, but once I was in I was hooked. Not Enabled Word Wise: Merlyn, a famous writer, is addicted to Las Vegas Casinos and the delights of Hollywood. View all 6 comments.

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Gools brother Artie dies after a sudden heart attack, Osano finds he suffers from an incurable disease and decides to kill himself. It really is awful and I hate to bring down rating of the book because of the print.

Dec 20, Manny rated it liked it Shelves: Mario Puzo’s starting to the book is brilliant. Chauvinism aside, this isn’t really a book I’d recommend for the average lady-reader. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This book is a must for people who love to ddie different things and want to study different ways of storytelling and writing. This remains my favorite book, a book that has touched me like no other, despite sometimes lacking in depth and did growth but that was the part of the theme.


I fell in love with amrio book and the charachters. Fools Die – Mario Puzo Location. Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB. Fools Die was the first of his books that I read. Still worth the try.

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This book is by no means a suspense thriller, but rather, an exploration into how those in pursuit of fame, fortune, and lucrative lifestyles cope with the challenges that this entails and how often these people end up bringing about their own demise. ,ario was a problem filtering reviews right now. I opened this book with a big urge to read it.

A Novel Mario Puzo Snippet view – Where as all his books have been historical fictions on topics like: Jul 31, Denise rated it liked it.

pizo Upload menu files with. Then you leave it in a corner and forget it. The main character is a square writer who maneuvers into getting a book published and a film made and marrio into the world of Hollywood. We open in Las Vegas where four strangers have become friends because of the gambling world. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I read this book in the 70s when it was publishedand never forgot it. Cully Cross however permanently resides in Las Vegas, and through his prowess as a gambler and a hustler, he has caught the eye of Gronevelt, the Casino Director.


Published October 1st by Signet first published October 1st I understood him with this work.

Read this and tell me that I am wrong. It’s free and yours to keep. Perhaps this novel would have been better without expectaions, but I don’t think so.

And he’s still not happy! After the war, he wrote his first book, The Dark Arena, which was published in No need to really enter the minds of the characters, their deeds speak for them.


We appreciate your feedback. What I love most about Fools Die, apart from its unusual, unique style of writing complete with split narration alternative point of view chapter the fact that it was one different pov chapter is what makes it special and so close to my heart, is that nothing is spelled out for us.

Fools Die – Mario Puzo. We’ll contact you shortly. The book is set after WWII sure, early part is the s definitely.

You have been loggedin via facebook. Firstly, the writing is in first person which is really unlike Puzo. I’ve tried listening to this twice.

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