• "The narrative bowls along... to keep readers turning pages all the way to an explosive showdown."

    Daily Mail
  • "Here is all the classic material of Mafia mythology... spins a spell all its own"

    The Times
  • "The Godfather, one of the most entertaining and absorbing popular novels of the postwar period... Puzo's masterpiece"

  • "A splendid and distinguished blood saga of the Cosa Nostra, the American Mafia, and of the whirl created by five families of mafiosi at war in New York"

    Sunday Times
  • "Puzo's genius was to create a world so thick with personality and acknowledged rules of behaviour, along with its crime and violence, that reading his books becomes a seriously guilty pleasure"

    New York Post