Robert Stone

Robert Stone was an American novelist known for his dark humor and psychological insight. He was a multiple award-winning author, with his work often exploring the complexities of political and social issues. His notable works include 'Dog Soldiers,' which won the National Book Award, and 'A Flag for Sunrise.'


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  1. 1. Dog Soldiers

    In this novel, a disillusioned war correspondent, a morally compromised professor, and a woman caught between them become embroiled in a dangerous plot involving heroin smuggling from Vietnam to California. As they navigate the treacherous landscape of addiction, violence, and betrayal, the characters are forced to confront the devastating consequences of their choices. The book explores the dark underbelly of the American dream and the brutal realities of war.

  2. 2. A Flag For Sunrise

    Set in a fictional Central American country on the brink of revolution, the narrative weaves together the lives of disparate characters: an anthropologist seeking meaning, a disillusioned missionary, a coast guard officer, and a young American woman entangled with a mysterious, possibly treasonous, poet. Their paths intersect against a backdrop of political turmoil, personal betrayal, and moral ambiguity. As the tension escalates, each character is forced to confront the chaos within the country and within themselves, leading to a climax that questions the price of integrity and the cost of survival in a world fraught with corruption and violence.