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19th century whaling widow who has newly awakened to important aspects of her sexual nature a former whale ship captain who once had to resort to cannibalism to survive an extended period at sea a 20th century plumber whose wife jumped off the Hyannis to Nantucket ferry with her infant child in her arms and a 21st century ghost tour leader who is being metaphorically haunted by a former lover Robert Hicks author of The Widow of the South and A Separate Wow Not what I expected at all Each short story stands alone but the location ties them together over centuries Some of the stories haunted me I had to finish one in daylight

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Island Fog Country declares that Island Fog is for anyone who loves good stories beautifully told with a good slice of the twisted history of humanity thrown in David Jauss author of Glossolalia and Black Maps notes that Island Fog brilliantly parses the soul of America It will open your eyes and your heart Finally Garry Craig Powell author of Stoning the Devil and Other Stories says that Vanderslice is a writer of vision and this is a haunting essential collecti I received this book in exchange for a honest reviewwhere to begin First this book is amazing John Vanderslice has created stories that have the musings of Hitchcock and even in some instances Twilight Zone while giving the stylistic writing of Edgar Allen Poe Very chilling and very engaging How can I say the musing of Hitchcock and Twilight Zone well some of the stories will remind you of movies and shows of Hitchocks and others have that feel of the twilight zone where you feel you have been brought somewhere alternative in nature this is particularly true of the last story Island fog that one was just really really intriguing but made you feel like you were in a new world while everyone else was somewhere else Like Poe's stories there is a theme and a reason behind the madness or even lesson to be learned Also like Poe you are drawn in and left dangling until they feel the time is right to take you off the hook and reveal the real meaning behind everything in chilling detail sometimes Vanderslice only reveals things when it is necessary and when it is desired He draws you in keeps up the creep factor Haunted and Taste are in this area for sure has you on the edge and slowly ever so slowly reveals the tale Whether it be about a lover who haunts you the idea of finding your humanity and how far people will go to carry out illusions and desires the desire to start over or to show lessons that needed to be learned by others it is entailed in these stories All take place in Nantucket or around there and span decades even centuries Each uniue in what they are teaching you and entertaining you with and yet intertwined in one way or another One shows us that all isn't as it seems when it comes to who is guilty and who isn't but also show us the religion of the day and it's influence While another is a lesson in savagery and learning really about trust and respect in a way Whether we are learning about our inner demons and how one bad event can change us into something we never wanted to be or about wanting escapes from our life it is seen in these telling and chilling stories that will rivet you until the eery and tell tailing end

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Download Island Fog Book Ç 288 pages È John vanderslice ß Island Fog is a collection of linked short fictions by veteran storyteller John Vanderslice The eleven stories of Island Fog are connected by both geography and theme Every story is set on Nantucket Island Massachusetts and together they span a period of Island Fog is a collection of linked short fictions by veteran storyteller John Vanderslice The eleven stories of Island Fog are connected by both geography and theme Every story is set on Nantucket Island Massachusetts and together they span a period of Nantucket history from 1795 to 2005 with four different centuries represented Some of the characters the reader meets along the way include an 18th century wigmaker accused of a notorious bank robbery a A provoking literary collection of eleven short stories ranging from 1795 to the present all taking place on the intriguing island of Nantucket Tethering the stories is an apparent psychological edge allowing the reader to enter the mind of the protagonists with an understanding of various epiphanies individual characters discover about themselves Each story leaving the reader disuieted and bristledThe first five stories are historical based addressing uaker dominance Native American rifts with whites whaling industry and racism The following six possess an intimate feel with topics such as depression paranormal as well as reflection on life Vanderslice again allows the reader entrance into the mind of the characters with privy to thoughts and feelings causing great affectionVanderslice demonstrates his adept writing with seamless ability to alternate varying eras and character voices A well crafted collection filled with plenty of history mystiue and intrigue Nantucket holds All eleven stories stirring the reader along with much to contemplate Highly recommend