I Was a Simple Man


I Was a Simple Man is a ghost story set in the pastoral countryside of the North Shore of O'ahu, Hawai'i. Unfolding across four chapters, it tells the story of Masao, a man facing the end of his life, who is visited by the ghosts of his past. Incorporating Hawaiian and Asian mythology, dream logic, and horror, I Was a Simple Man transports us from the high-rises of contemporary Honolulu to the pre-WWII sugar plantations of O'ahu and, finally, into the beyond, as Masao must contend with the life he has lived and the legacy he now leaves behind.


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