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A FLAG FOR SUNRISE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Four Americans converge on a Central-American banana dictatorship called Tecan—and each of them is clearly ready for some internal shake-up. Frank Holliwell, an anthropologist suffering from anomie, has been invited down by the Tecan national university to give a lecture—and he's also been asked to do some snooping around by CIA buddies he'd known from Vietnam days. Pablo Tabor, a young paranoid ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Halfway through but cannot maintain the momentum. Solidly written, but not pyrotechnic. Read full review

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User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

“A Flag for Sunrise” is less a novel than an existential exercise in meaning, sacrifice, and cosmic collisions. Set in a fictionalized Nicaragua, the novel simmers over a flame of political intrigue ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zuberino - Goodreads

The late 1970s. A remote coastal village in a Central American dictatorship. An army lieutenant summons a Catholic missionary and orders him to dispose of the body of the young Canadian tourist in his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Richard Toscan - Goodreads

A Flag for Sunrise made me want to go back and reread Graham Greene's novels set in Central America and the islands. The echos of Greene in Stone's writing here go beyond the setting to what seems a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul Wilner - Goodreads

My notice, for the National Book Critics Circle: http://bookcritics.org/blog/archive/n... Read full review

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User Review  - Carol Stowe - Goodreads

Robert Stone expertly blended the lives of six main characters and a number of minor characters together to bring them all together in a Latin American country on the brink of rebellion. Using third ... Read full review

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User Review  - Frank O'Neill - Goodreads

A Flag for Sunrise is the story of four very different people who are brought together by the growing revolutionary conflict in a Central American country that seems very much like Nicaragua nine ... Read full review

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User Review  - Geoff Wyss - Goodreads

An action novel with literary pretensions. A lot of over-conceived plotting, too many characters borrowed from pulp fiction and B-movies (eg, the dashing, sadistic Central American army lieutenant ... Read full review

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User Review  - Liam89 - Goodreads

Stunning. A brilliant novel which explores America's dark, complicated and dirty legacy in Latin America. Robert Stone deserves to be much more widely read than he is. Read full review

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