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The Godfather by Mario Puzo (retold by Chris Rice)
Level 4 (1700 words)
"This is the best-known tale of the American Mafia ever told. Don Corleone is the Godfather, the head of one of the richest families in New York. He is a gangster and his business is crime, violence and murder. His favourite son Michael is a lawyer who wants to lead a quiet, peaceful life. But when his father is nearly killed by rival gangsters Michael gets pulled into the dangerous world of the 'family business' …" (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Godfather-Penguin-Readers-Simplified-Text/dp/0582417872)
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