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Calista said: A Collection of Edward Gorey’s 1st 15 tales that are mostly out of print. Amphigorey Also, it’s now much easier to concentrate on Gorey qua Gorey. This follow-up to the darkly humorous Amphigorey is wittier, more macabre, and more wondrous than ever. Master illustrator and iconic gothic. The Mansion in the Mist · The Specter From the Magician’s Museum · The Doom of the Haunted Opera · Amphigorey Too. See all books by Edward Gorey.

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Their fates are arbitrary and meaningless and unfair.

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His stories sometimes starts very slowly and suddenly BAM! All in all – so glad I finally picked this up. Although vintage culture has been around longer than we may think: The Unstrung Harp – on Goodreads this is loved as a great book about writing. George Robert Minkoff, Inc. This copy with a Gotham Book Mart catalogue description laid-in describing the misbinding, and a Gorey-illustrated, Gotham Book Mart bookmark. A lot of the limericks left me thinking “Man, this is too awkward, he could have said something clearer here.

Apr 25, Icats rated edwadr it was amazing Shelves: Original pictorial cloth, in pictorial dust wrapper; enclosed in publishers slipcase, pictorial label.

This collection might not be of Gorey’s most famous works, but it is none the worse f As a child, I was exposed to Mr.

Amphigorey Also

Amphigorey Also Gorey, Edward Harcourt. The dark side of Victorian life, essentially. Ex-library with the usual stamps. This compliation includes 17 stories:. Not just the Gashlycrumb Tinies. To ask other readers questions about Amphigoreyplease sign up.


If anyone likes soundtracks for their reading, I made a Pandora station for music I thought would fit Edward Gorey. Children meeting horrible ends,frightening monsters,human and otherwise. The Stupid Joke – Reminiscent of Shel Silverstein, rhyming story about a kid who decides to amphigoeey in bed all day. Lists with This Book.

I was so tense I couldn’t laugh much, but many of these cartoons are actually quite funny.

Amphigorey Also by Edward Gorey

The Suicide, as she is falling, Illuminated by the moon, Regrets her act, and finds appalling The thought she will be dead so soon. Ships with Tracking Number! Maphigorey think that Gorey must have had an influence on Lemony Snicket. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. Best dollar I ever spent. Apr 25, Icats rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some panels of this ABC are so poignant.

Two whole sections about bicycles! M and N Media Condition: An incautious young woman named Venn Was seen with the wrong sort of men; She vanished one day, But the following May Her legs were retrieved from a fen.

The Insect God tells the horrific secret behind a little girl’s kidnapping. Gorey is evidently influ Re-read rare. But those looking for strange and unusual and macabre, this is for you. Edward Gorey may be most known to people who watch Mystery!


I’m one of those people who always looks slightly crumpled or unkempt, no matter how hard they try – there’s always a metaphorical hair out of place, although I have grown to like this, and I amphigoey it in others. It can be dark but funny at the same time.


However, I was disappointed to discover, through reading this book, that his writing skills don’t quite match his art skills. Amphigorey Also Edward Gorey N. There are lots of them. In fact, one of the reasons I read the book was to find gorej what kinds of stories would come from a mind that produced this art style.

Mar 27, Suzanna Juby rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? I’d never read any Edward Edwatd before Amphigorey.

What did people used to think of it? Gobbled this up in a day! Amphigorey Also By Gorey, Edward. Once upon a time we had every book of his all first editions and all signed. I did take issue with a story involving a couple who’s “life’s work” is to murder children and take pictures of the process.

Refresh and try again. Books by Edward Gorey. Apr 18, Ani Vardanyan rated it it was amazing Shelves: The first book of 15, “The Unstrung Harp,” describes the writing process of novelist Mr.