• "He (Winegardner) has done an excellent job and, though he is standing on the shoulders of a giant, The Lost Years is in some respects an improvement on its model"

    The Telegraph
  • "The Godfather Returns is not only a real book by a real writer. It's also a real pleasure, a fine, swirling epic - bitter, touching, funny and true ... Winegardner has not squandered his inheritance"

    New York Times Book Review
  • "The measure of his success is quickly apparent ... he brilliantly recreates the vivid, pungent prose style of Puzo's original"

    Daily Express