One of Simon Kernick's favourite books.
The ultimate gangster book and yet this is not just a story of the mafia in the 1940’s but also a story about family. Don Corleone, The Godfather, is a powerful, dangerous and devoted man. He is likeable despite the dark dealings he is involved with and this is what makes for such a great character. Quite simply a brilliant book.
August 2010 Guest Editor Veronica Henry on The Godfather...
A sense of family is always important to me in my books, and you don’t get a bigger sense of family than with the Corleones. Puzo does three dimensional characters and moral dilemmas better than anyone, and there are so many iconic moments – horse’s heads, sleeping with the fishes …
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