In each town the artist visits, the mystery continues to build, until it culminates in September with a stunning revelation at the Rutland County Fair.
Inspired by the wood paintings of internationally acclaimed Vermont folk artist Warren Kimble, The Mare's Nest by Gary Bowen is a timeless story set in the appealing landscape of rural New England.
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After puzzling over such clues as hearing several animals utter “Ite-osh-urr,” and learning that no white animals are stolen, he solves the mystery at a county fair in Castleton, at which the culprit is revealed as a “whitewasher” attempting to put disguised livestock up for auction.| Read Full Review of The Mare's Nest
Rendered in paint on wood, Kimble's (Warren Kimble: American Folk Artist) antique-looking folk art occasions this attenuated, hokey tale about an unnamed animal portraitist who wanders the Vermont countryside looking for work during the summer of 1846.| Read Full Review of The Mare's Nest