Morris, Daniel (“Mad Dan”)
- In “The Man of Stone,” the occupant of a cabin in the town of Mountain Top (in upstate New York) whose diary constitutes the bulk of the narrative. He learns of a technique perfected by his ancestor, Bareut Picterse Van Kauran, for turning living creatures into stone, and he uses it on a man whom he suspects of having designs on his wife, Rose. He also attempts to use it on her, but she thwarts him and successfully turns the tables on him.
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