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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His brother Artie dies after a sudden heart attack, Osano finds he suffers from an incurable disease and decides to kill himself. Foola 15, Nacho Cuadrado rated it really liked it. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square puzoo.

However, 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. Books have been a source of knowledge for many centuries. Rate this book – very good good not so good poor very poor. This is in spite of challenging and chopping a hand of baccarat against the casino’s director. His family now lives in East Islip, New York. Cully Cross however permanently resides in Las Vegas, and through his prowess as de gambler and a hustler, he has caught the eye of Gronevelt, the Casino Director.


This has to be the most personal thing Puzo ever wrote. Well, I was disappointed in the lack of action to say the least. I fiols acknowledge that this is a book that most people will either love or hate.

Author inscribed ” For Eugene, best” and signed “Mario”. It gives me a whole new picture of Puzo as man and perhaps his aspirations as a writer.

Fools Die by Mario Puzo

Puzo, along with other writers like Bruce Jay Friedman, worked for the company line of men’s magazines, pulp titles like Male, True Action, and Swank. Sign In Register Help Cart. Signed limited first edition of Puzo’s classic novel set in a world vie law and organized crime are one and the same. The New York Times.

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It clearly is not, as you expect tools type of books when reading Puzo. To ask other readers questions about Fools Dieplease sign up. I loved reading this. There was a problem adding your email address. Still worth the try. They are tales of the romantics. Puxo probably why it ended up in my bookshelf, from hers.

That being said, it does have it’s flaws. First edition, first printing.

The whole book is nothing but his philosophy. Fine in dust jacket. I picked up this book after reading Mario Puzo’s Godfather, which I found good but not great.

There is atleast one book written on every single topic under the sun. An OTP has been sent to your email address. I loved how we are supposed to guess the timeline too. Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. Be the first to discover new talent!


This book is by no means a suspense thriller, but rather, This was a very interesting and entertaining read! The main character is a square writer who maneuvers into getting a book published and a film made and falls into the world of Hollywood.

Used book in good condition. It rambles on for over 5oo pages without going anywhere different, exciting or important. Click here to know more.


Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Non so individuarlo, non so descriverlo.

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No matter what, no matter where, no matter when, this book will always amaze me, it will always inspire me. I have very little interest in gambling or casinos.

Puzo’s The Godfather earned him the reputation of a writer that gives the reader a good thrill. One after the other, all the people Merlyn feels close to, die.