I’ve never read a book like THE UNFINISHED LIFE OF ADDISON STONE. And I’ve read many other books by the author, Adele Griffin, who, by the way, is amazing. ADDISON STONE has been pitched as a “docu-novel.” It’s set up as somewhat of a biography of the fictional title character, Addison Stone, a young artist who left small-town New England for big-city New York only to end up dead at eighteen. Her death becomes scandal. Some say it’s an accident. Some say one or even both of her boyfriends could be involved. Some think that her history of mental health problems points to suicide.
But everyone agrees: Addison Stone was a prodigy, one of a kind. And there will never be another like her.~ read more ~