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By Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his across the world acclaimed The Godfather, he has frequently been imitated yet by no means equaled. Puzo's vintage novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable story of bloodshed, justice, and treachery. . . .

The 12 months is 1950. Michael Corleone is nearing the tip of his exile in Sicily. The Godfather has commanded Michael to convey a tender Sicilian bandit named Salvatore Guiliano again with him to the USA. yet Guiliano is a guy entwined in a bloody internet of violence and vendettas. In Sicily, Guiliano is a contemporary day Robin Hood who has defied corruption--and defied the Cosa Nostra. Now, within the land of mist-shrouded mountains and historical ruins, Michael Corleone's destiny is entwined with the harmful legend of Salvatore Guiliano: warrior, lover, and the final word Siciliano.

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She had no time left. She gave a fierce yank on the knife, and felt the thong give. Sir Gerald grunted quietly: had he felt something, or was he reacting to the spectacle at the altar? The purse dropped, and landed in her hand; but it was too big for her to grasp easily, and it slipped. For a terrifying moment she thought she was going to drop it and lose it on the floor among the heedless feet of the crowd; then she got a grip on it and held it. She felt a moment of joyous relief: she had the purse.

Caris spoke first. “The bush,” she said, pointing to a big cluster of evergreen shrubs – probably the home of the hare Ralph had shot, Merthin thought. A moment later she was flat on her belly, crawling into the thicket. Gwenda followed, cradling the body of Hop. Ralph picked up the dead hare and joined them. Merthin was on his knees when he 18 World Without End Ken Follett realized that they had left a tell-tale arrow sticking out of the tree trunk. He dashed across the clearing, pulled it out, ran back and dived under the bush.

That’s clever. ” “I haven’t tried it. ” “Caris, from the Wooler family. ” “Merthin. ” Merthin pushed back the hood of his cape, reached inside it and took out a coiled bowstring. ” “So it won’t get wet if there’s rain. ” He attached the twine to the notches at either end of the stave, bending the bow slightly so that the tension would hold the string in place. ” Merthin looked at him. He was about twelve, tall and thin with big hands and feet. Merthin had seen him last night in the priory hospital with his family: his name was Philemon.

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