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HowThe man who picked the guitar with the silver strings had seen some doings in this mountain country and had a reputation with some almighty powerful souls not all of them flesh and blood So when the government got curious about the goings on in Wolver it wasn't so strange that they should have asked Silver John to see what he could see nor at all peculiar that the wanderer had shouldered. I started my deeper exploration into the work of Manly Wade Wellman with this Silver John novel I couldn t start with the first or second novel because they are mainly unavailable and where available are very priceyThe federal government asks John to investigate a strange town in the southern Appalachians which it believes is a threat to the nation John subseuently investigates and finds withcraft at the town s core hardly surprising for a John story More than that I should not say lest I spoil it for youBased on this novel I m of the opinion that Wellman s short stories featuring John are better written and effective Wellman also left a lot of loose strings dangling at the conclusion of the story as if he was in a hurry to finish it For all of that it was an enjoyable read and I wouldn t mind reading it again Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream picked the guitar with the silver strings had seen some doings in this mountain country and had a reputation with some almighty Trial of a Feminizer powerful souls not all of them flesh and blood So when the government got curious about the goings on in Wolver it wasn't so strange that they should have asked Silver John to see what he could see nor at all The Breach of Crowns peculiar that the wanderer had shouldered. I started my deeper exploration into the work of Manly Wade Wellman with this Silver John novel I couldn t start with the first or second novel because they are mainly unavailable and where available are very Icebergs priceyThe federal government asks John to investigate a strange town in the southern Appalachians which it believes is a threat to the nation John subseuently investigates and finds withcraft at the town s core hardly surprising for a John story More than that I should not say lest I spoil it for youBased on this novel I m of the opinion that Wellman s short stories featuring John are better written and effective Wellman also left a lot of loose strings dangling at the conclusion of the story as if he was in a hurry to finish it For all of that it was an enjoyable read and I wouldn t mind reading it again

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The Lost and the Lurking

Country folk especially backcountry folk are like to be a mite suspicious of strangers But a plain man with a civil manner and no highfalutin airs can count on a neighborly reception from simple decent people so when the natives of Wolver looked to be fixing to whale on Silver John he reckoned maybe it wasn't the sleepy little hamlet it seemed But then if it was he had no business there any. Stephen King recommended author In 1981 s Danse Macabre King dedicated his book as follows It s easy enough perhaps too easy to memorialize the dead This book is for the six great writers of the macabre who are still alive The six listed were Robert Bloch Jorge Luis Borges Ray Bradbury Frank Belnap Long Donald Wandrei Manly Wade Wellman

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His pack and his guitar and hiked up the trace of a road to take a ganderWolver had a desolated look from the smoking trash piles outside the town to the tumbledown ruined church The children in the grimy yards stared at him dully while their elders ignored him or watched him with undisguised hostilityJohn had no uarrel with them but it sure looked like they were set on picking one with hi. Silver John struggles against black magic in a town full of witchcraft He is jailed by a powerful and beautiful witch and separated from his magical silver stringed guitar


10 thoughts on “The Lost and the Lurking

  1. says:

    John the troubadour and Godly warrior who carries a silver stringed guitar has been commissioned by the US government to investigate strange doings in Wolver He soon discovers that he has a formidable opponent in the beautiful Tiphai

  2. says:

    Stephen King recommended author In 1981's Danse Macabre King dedicated his book as follows It's easy enough perhaps too easy to memorialize the dead This book is for the six great writers of the macabre who are still alive The six listed were Robert Bloch Jorge Luis Borges Ray Bradbury Frank Belnap Long Donald Wandrei Manly Wade We

  3. says:

    One of my favorite all times books and series and basically the reason I'm literate today Smokey Mountain magic combined with mountain mythology make these fantastic books for teens on up If you can find them

  4. says:

    I started my deeper exploration into the work of Manly Wade Wellman with this Silver John novel I couldn't start with the first or second novel because they are mainly unavailable and where available are very pr

  5. says:

    Guitar playing well read hillbilly Silver John travels the mountain areas of America fighting Satanism and undead monsters Sort of a cross betw

  6. says:

    Excellent piece of writing based off the Appalachian tales and setting that I know The mountains can be a creepy place and Mr Wellman write a great yarn that reflects that feeling This book is also part of Wellman's 'Silver John' series

  7. says:

    Another Silver John novel

  8. says:

    More Appalachian folktales as written by Wellman

  9. says:

    Silver John struggles against black magic in a town full of witchcraft He is jailed by a powerful and beautiful witch and separated from his magical silver stringed guitar

  10. says:

    One of the best of Wellman's Silver John stories this one features Wellman's famous Appalachain folksy style with dead on dialog and delightful descriptions of places and characters Lots of fun

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