This is what Justice Khosa's dissenting note said: 'The popular 1969 novel 'The Godfather' by Mario Puzo
recounted the violent tale of a Mafia family and the epigraph selected by the author was fascinating: Behind every great fortune there is a crime,' wrote Justice Khosa.
Justice Khosa's dissenting note had opened with a reference to the book The Godfather by Mario Puzo
On April 20, The SC's verdict on the Panama case left many with mixed feelings but the 549-page-long judgment chose a rather interesting way to begin its judgment on corruption allegations against the Sharif family a reference to Mario Puzo
's novel, The Godfather which also went on to become Hollywood's most famous modern classic.
He was born in the village of Corleone, which Mario Puzo
used in his novel The Godfather well before Riina took over the Corleonesi crime syndicate in 1974.
In a veiled criticism of the Supreme Court judges for their reference to Mario Puzo
's Godfather in the Panama Papers verdict and Sicilian mafia during the hearing of Panama Papers case, he said: 'Our leadership is neither godfather nor mafia.'
But how do the other players in the Trump saga fit the characters from Mario Puzo
's novel and Coppola's films?
Critique: Loosely based on Mario Puzo
's runaway hit The Godfather, "The Greenfather" showcases author John Marshall's comic dialogue, which has been honed year after year in late night television.
His note in the Supreme Court's verdict started with a reference to Mario Puzo
's popular 1969 novel "The Godfather" and the quote 'Behind every great fortune there is a crime,' which is very telling.
The last half of the list favourite book-to-film adaptations is comprised of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary series, at number 11; Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park, at number 12; CS Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia series, at number 13; Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, at number 14; Maria Puzo
's The Godfather, at number 15; Ken Kesseys' One Flew Over the cookoo's Nest, at number 16; Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games trilogy, at number 17; Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, at number 18; Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, at number 19; and Steig Larsson's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, at number 20.
He followed up with "The Sicilian," based on a Mario Puzo
novel; and "Desperate Hours," a remake of a Humphrey Bogart film about a fugitive, starring Rourke and Anthony Hopkins.
A massive, 45-box archive of Mario Puzo
, the renowned author-screenwriter of The Godfather has been auctioned.