Tuesday, January 20, 2015

[Author Obit] Robert Stone 1937 - 2015

Author Robert Stone passed away January 13, 2015. His debut novel, A Hall of Mirrors was published in 1967. Stone won the National Book Award in 1974 for his second novel Dog Soldiers (biography.com). 

More about Robert Stone's career:

Author Robert Stone, Known for 'Dog Soldiers,' Dies at 77 - National Public Radio

Robert Stone, Novelist of the Vietnam Era and Beyond, Dies at 77 - New York Times

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This makes me sad because I was asked to review his last book, DEATH OF THE BLACK HAIRED GIRL, for a well-known magazine. I enjoyed the story because it was full of strong characters and had an amazing plot. I assume his other books are just as well-written but I have never read them... yet.
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