In a corrupt world where crooked cops and desperate gamblers play dangerous games of betrayal, one man has power over them all
The Last Don is Mario Puzo at his finest - a masterful saga of the last great American crime family, the Clericuzios, and their powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas. Domenico Clericuzio is a wise and ruthless man who in his old age is determined to create a life free from criminal activities for his grandchildren. But as he strives to establish his heirs in legitimate society, secrets from his family's past spark a vicious and bloody war between cousins ...
This is a story of love, lust, loyalty and betrayal. It reeks of violence and cynicism. It is about a world without integrity where everybody has a price ... and it is written with such pace and conviction that it is totally believable
All of Mr Puzo's formidable storytelling talents are on display... a big, fast-paced tale
The Last Don is a return to the pure mythic storytelling form that made The Godfather one of the bestselling novels ever