The book is a pleasure to read.
The bibliography is very impressive as Mr. Dickie has read widely and deeply to produce this book with careful attention to details of persons and events.
This well-researched and fascinating book covers the history of the Sicilian Mafia from it origins in the 1860's until the present day.
this book was too wordy and i'm wondering how accurate it is. i read about 1/3 of it and had to stop because it was so boring.Published 1 month ago by r gal
This book is a very detailed and well-written history of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, from the 1800s to the present. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Trace Gleeborn
John Dickie deserves every accolade he has received for this masterly history of the Sicilian Mafia. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Carl Russo
A chilling, but factual look at Cosa Nostra who continue to be a phenomenon, like the weather in a country where citizens are Sicilian first and Italian second.Published 6 months ago by Amazon customer
This is a solidly researched book that goes more in-depth than other accounts I have read. It does a good job of making clear that this organization is not the romanticized... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Melanie
This book was for daughter. She needed the book for her studies this semester in Italy. The book arrived and she was thrilled to get it.Published 12 months ago by grace
people always think they know about the mafia, read this book and you'll have such an insight into a world of true tradition and culture. Read morePublished 18 months ago by steve
I was a little skeptical about buying a historically based book by an unknown author, but as soon as I started reading it, I was hooked. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer