A Hall of Mirrors by Robert Stone

By Robert Stone

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Rheinhardt, a disc jockey and failed musician, rolls into New Orleans within the aftermath of Mardi Gras searching for paintings and one other likelihood in existence. What he reveals is a girl named Geraldine who's bodily and psychically broken by way of the lads in her earlier, and a role that includes him with a right-wing political movement.

WUSA is a 1970 American drama movie, directed via Stuart Rosenberg (Cool Hand Luke) and in line with Robert Stone’s most sensible promoting Novel “A corridor of Mirrors’”. The all-star solid comprises Anthony Perkins, Don Gordon, Moses Gunn, Cloris Leachman and Laurence Harvey as a corrupt preacher. Paul Newman known as it "the most vital movie I've ever made and the best."

A corridor of Mirrors is Robert Stone’s first novel. It gained a William Faulkner beginning Award; Dog Soldiers acquired a countrywide booklet Award; A Flag for Sunrise gained the Los Angeles Times ebook Prize and used to be nominated for a PEN/Faulkner Award. His latest books are Children of sunshine, Outerbridge Reach, the fast tale assortment Bear and his Daughter and, so much recently, Damascus Gate, which used to be shortlisted for the 1998 nationwide booklet Award. Robert Stone lives in Connecticut.

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But two blocks along, he was looking in windows again. There was a toy-shop window lined with yellow cellophane that had an electric-eye thing and a little electric train; when you passed your hand across the pane the little train started and ran around the track. He moved his- hand and made the train go. Then he saw his refiection in the glass. Look, look, he thought, there you are again. Tell me about itl He stood before the window making the train go and told himself about it. Whatever you are made of, he told himself, it is not mUsic.

That’s a mean town. ’ 'They’re 외1 of them mala hentay,’ Geraldine said. ’ T�e Mex turned back towards his truck, and without look­ ing at her, pointed where he had before. ’ Trailing her canvas bag, Geraldine walked past the stalls and around the dark bulk of the market building. The field hands at their fires stirred as she passed; they watched her with faces averted, their sleep-dulled eyes rolling coolly áfter her. ‘Lor’ yeah,’ they sang softly into their fires. ‘Uh huh . . ' The street she came to was dark, the arcaded sidewalks de­ serted.

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