The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Godfather is a crime novel by Mario Puzo.The story is about the Sicilian mafia family headed by Don Vito Corleone. This awesome book has also been made a movie, starring Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone.
After Don Vito Corleone is shot by men working for drug dealer Sollozzo, his two sons, Santino and Michael must run the family business with the help of consigliere Tom Hagen and the two Salvatore Tessio & Capos Peter Clemenza . When Sollozzo and an Irish police captain are murdered by Michael, the conflict escalates into a full scale war which results in Santino’s death and Michael, despite his wishes, ascending to the head of the family. He slowly becomes more ruthless than his father, even killing his brother in law Carlo Rizzi, who played a part in Santino’s murder. Also as the story progresses many of the minor characters, such as the Don’s godson Johnny Fontane and his friend Nino Valenti, Sonny’s former girlfriend Lucy Mancini, and Michael’s bodyguard Al Neri, are expanded on and given their own subplots.

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