Dog soldiers

by Robert Stone

Publisher: Picador in London

Written in English
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Open LibraryOL22333742M
ISBN 100330301896

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It won the National Book Award, and Stone cowrote the screenplay for the film adaptation, Who’ll Stop the Rain (). The book works as a bait-and-switch: set first in Vietnam, Dog Soldiers reverts to Berkeley, Los Angeles, and SoCal Desert milieu that inevitably recalls Charles Manson’s, yet never for an instant do the characters succeed in leaving the war behind.

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It was Stone’s second book (following ’s A Hall of Mirrors), and at the time of its debut inhis name was. Scenes like these (first published in the Guardian, since INK had evaporated, leaving scarcely a stain, by the time Bob got back to London) would make their way into the opening movement of Dog Soldiers.

Even in his color reportage, moral nausea .The three main characters of Dog Soldiers are Converse, Hicks, and Marge. Although he initiates the action, Converse is unable to control it.

As a result, he is the main focus for the author’s.