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The Summer People
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SOLVED: Adult Fiction > SOLVED. Mystery/Horror? Short Story. An older couple staying in a cabin for the summer decide to stay longer but the locals become increasingly hostile to them [s]

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Connor Holman (disablingapollo) | 2 comments The story starts off fairly innocent with it being about an older couple staying in a family cabin near a friendly small town for a few weeks in the end of the summer. They decide to stay later than usual because they don’t feel like going back to the city and their children have grown and the husband is retired I think. As they days progress the locals become increasingly more agitated with their staying past the usual date (which I think might be Labor Day). The story ends with their car being sabotaged and the ominous implication that maybe the locals are going to kill them.

I read this in 2010-11 in a my sophomore English class in one our literature books.


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Connor Holman (disablingapollo) | 2 comments Thanks I appreciate it. This has been bugging me for awhile


Justanotherbiblophile | 1767 comments You can mark the request as solved by clicking the 'edit' link next to the subject line / title, and then selecting one of the "Solved" folders. This will help save our moderators some time.

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Alex | 2 comments Nice


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