Dog Soldiers

  • by Robert Stone
  • Narrated by Tom Stechschulte
  • 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In Saigon during the waning days of the Vietnam War, a small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he'll find action - and profit - by getting involved in a big-time drug deal. But back in the States, things go horribly wrong for him. Dog Soldiers perfectly captures the underground mood of America in the 1970s, when amateur drug dealers and hippies encountered profiteering cops and professional killers - and the price of survival was dangerously high.

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What the Critics Say



National Book Award, Fiction, 1975
"A dark descendant of Conrad's and Hemingway's adventure stories...Goes hell-for-leather across the landscape." (The New York Times Book Review)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

intense narrative of a dark and complex time

Would you consider the audio edition of Dog Soldiers to be better than the print version?

I have not read the print version.


What did you like best about this story?

the subtleties of the characterizations


Which scene was your favorite?

inside the mountain


If you could rename Dog Soldiers, what would you call it?

I would not rename it. This is a silly request in my opinion.


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- gnudung "un petit d'un petit"

oy gevalt

An hour and a half into this, I give up. No Mas. Maybe it is me, but I just can't follos it.
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- CH

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-15-2008
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.