Mario Puzo Completed By Carol Gino : The Family


This book is used but does not appear to have been read. The book and DJ are in excellent condition and this is a First Edition printed in 2001. The book was finished by Carol Gino after Mario Puzo's death. There is a printed hand written note on the page prior to the title page signed by Mario Puzo. The note must have been written prior to Mario Puzo's death. Much will probably be made of this last novel by the celebrated author of The Godfather and a slew of other gangster novels. After Puzo's death in 2001, this historical fiction was completed by Carol Gino, his companion. The subject is the misunderstood family Borgia, who were sometimes malevolent, always maligned, and mostly political part Clintons, part Kennedys, part Sopranos. Spaniard Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI and moves into the Vatican with his mistresses and children. Alexander deeply loves yet still controls his offspring, including the ambitious and handsome warrior Cesare, who wants to shed his cardinal robes to lead the papal army in conquest of central Italy; the sweet but flawed Lucretia, whose incestuous relationship with Cesare raises eyebrows; and lusty Juan, who carries on with the wife of little brother Jofre, who in turn becomes murderously jealous. Most of the melodramatic murder and mayhem comes straight out of the history books, but the characters lack depth, with their mot

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 09 April, 2008.

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