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 ...
Bello quasi come Il Padrino, per gli amanti dei libri di mafia è incredibile.
I adored "The Godfather" and very much enjoyed "The Sicilian" but this one didn't hit the mark for me.
I've already started "Omertà" which seems much better.
The Last Don, Don Domenico remains the most forceful personality in the book as even though in the background he pulls the strings of the lives of his family members so that the younger generation can go into society and have a law- abiding life.