Gangster Genre – What’s the best definition for the gangster fiction genre? The gangster genre is a sub-genre of the crime genre and revolves around stories that focus on gangs and other organized criminals with support and resources that are complex – resources far beyond what a single criminal could ever achieve on their own.

There are three other common plots in crime fiction: whodunit, murder mystery, and hardboiled.

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gangster genre book coverGangster Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the gangster fiction genre.

1. The Godfather by Mario Puzo

2. She’s Dating the Gangster by Bianca B. Bernardino

3. Gangster by Lorenzo Carcaterra

4. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

5. The Sicilian by Mario Puzo

6. Omerta by Mario Puzo

7. Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles

8. Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi

9. Last Hit by Jessica Clare

10. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht

11. Carter Reed by Tijan

12. Otherwise Alone by Shay Savage

13. I’m Dating the Ice Princess by Filipina

14. Sempre by J.M. Darhower

15. The Long Firm by Jake Arnott

16. Layer Cake by J.J. Connolly

17. The Family by Mario Puzo

18. Crow’s Row by Julie Hockley

19. Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra

20. Donnie Brasco by Joseph D. Pistone

21. The Runaway by Martina Cole

22. Billy Bathgate by E.L. Doctorow

23. Bastian’s Storm by Shay Savage

24. Entice by Rachel Van Dyken

25. Elect by Rachel Van Dyken

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Gangster Genre – Related Book Genres

* Crime Fiction Genre

* Detective Fiction Genre Definition

* Hardboiled Crime Fiction Genre

* Murder Mystery Genre

* Police Procedural Fiction Genre

* Whodunit Definition

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