Son of Stone, Stuart Woods
The only way this book isn’t a waste of time is that writers can learn much about writing diaglogue. Woods is a master at writing engaging and entertaining dialogue and this book reinforces that in spades.
After an eventful trip to Bel-Air and a reunion with his sophisticated (and very wealthy) former love, Arrington Calder, Stone Barrington is back in New York, and he’s looking to stay closer to home and cash in on his partnership at Woodman & Weld.
But Arrington has other plans for Stone…including introducing him to the child he fathered many years ago.
The brevity of the synopsis says it all about this book. Pap, air, wisps of wordy writing. Vacuum.
There is nothing in this book. A plain plot, unembellished, unadorned, simply and straightforward. The book could simply be a rich man’s journal, fictional but descriptive.
The only value in reading this book may have is that it is an opportunity to learn how a polished professional writer produces positive dialogue. If you are a writer and want to learn how to improve your dialogue writing, read this book. Otherwise…