The story of the fight against the Cosa Nostra in Siciliy.
In fact, for this very reason (being a "history" book) I bought it with some reluctance, anticipating that it could be a slow and "interrupted" read, so to speak.
Ultimately, Stille's book is great not because he tells this story, but because he makes us care.
Great book, the best I think I've read on the subject so far. Very detailed, but not so much as to become confusing (though the intricacy of names/relationships is rather... Read morePublished 13 months ago by alyse d. weaver
I've always had a fascination with mafia lore and this book was fantastic in its detailed description of the Sicilian mafia and all its moving parts. Read morePublished 15 months ago by D. M. Campbell
It reads life a college History text book. Not a super quick read, many facts and names to bog you down. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Giovanni B. Palmiero
There are three groups of antagonists in this book, who are all different types of parasite. First, the Sicilian mafia. Read morePublished on April 25, 2011 by Jordan Bell
Excellent Cadavers is the ultimate book on the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, It has every thing you need to fully understand the 'Mafia' experience in Italy. Read morePublished on July 8, 2010 by Andrew
This was a gift,
so I don't know if it was any good, but the transaction was fine
I guess that too many facts in each page, shifting and adding more info as it goes along. Not very entertaining and that is why I bought it. Read morePublished on March 27, 2009 by Eddie Wannabee
This is the best written true account of the courgageous battles fought
by magistrate investigators Falcone and Borselino against the Sicilian Mafia in the... Read more
I have been a mafia buff for almost 30 years, ever since I read The Godfather in January 1979. Back then I was 14 and living with my parents, and due to lack of space elsewhere in... Read morePublished on May 9, 2008 by Rodrigo Carvajal