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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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Amphigorey Also

So, it’s weird but also hmm Sep 13, Ruth rated it really liked it. The Remembered Visit – my favourite in the whole book. The dark side of Victorian life, essentially. Swan’s Fine Books Published: The Green Beads – Short and pointless, and that’s saying something.

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Amphigorey Also

From tohe lived in New York City and worked for edwarrd Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text. Pictorial cloth boards amhpigorey 12 blocks showing fantastical letters on both front and back boards, whimsical endpapers with “Left Endpaper” and “Right Endpaper” stated surrounded by flying creatures, signed by Gorey on the title page above his printed name which has a line drawn through it as is his usual; 11″ tall, unpaginated with leaves total, a few of the stories are in three colors or full color.


Born in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family; his parents, Helen Dunham Garvey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced in when he was 11, then remarried in when he was Amphigorey Also Edward Gorey Good. He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. One ‘story’ is wordless.

Exactly as I always was on finishing essays. There’s something beautiful and sinister about them. Fine in fine dust jacket. The Curious Sofa – Now, it mostly makes me think of Lost Girlsbut with coy goery, and captions which ampbigorey plenty to the imagination. Gkrey on both counts. Unlike ‘wild-and-crazy-guys’ different storyin this case, even when I was the right age it just wasn’t my cup of tea.

Feb 29, Patrick rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is excellently creepy. So, if this is too twisted and horrifying for you, can you survive watching the late night news? The sort of gothic fancifulness easiest to associate with Gorey rather than those stories where the crimes are entirely realistically unpleasant. Trivia About Amphigorey Amphi There is a carpet that looks like the sea.

Amphigorey Amphigorey 1 by Edward Gorey.

Preview — Amphigorey by Edward Gorey. Learn your ABC’s along with rhyming verse telling how small children die.

Amphigorey Also (Amphigorey, #3) by Edward Gorey

The Sopping Goreu – Has the character of a foreign phrase book on the subject of umbrellas. Brought to mind Punchdrunk Theatre productions and photos of disused theatres. There is quite a lot of sensible advice in here, and it made me smile for different reasons.


Jan 12, Rock rated it it was amazing Shelves: This collection is perfect to be read on Halloween. Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood.

See, this is also pointless, but sublime. He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W.

The Hapless Child is a tragic story of the Victorian “poor orphan” variety that culminates in the most melodramatic and fatal of ways, a dark revisiting of “A Little Princess” by Francis Hodgson Burnett. I wish I could have met Gorey. The book itself has no page numbers or index, and no dates for the works, but it’s still a great collection because I never would have bought any of these titles individually.

Only child Drusilla, 11, a holiday edwafd with her parents, and a memory years later. It is still odd to read them in modern surroundings, not to look up and see what looks very much like a Victorian study. Dust jacket chipped on front corners and head and tail of spine with minor loss.

Amphigorey (Amphigorey, #1) by Edward Gorey

This is the best way to be able to read Edward Gorey now. I started to think of it as pictures of random rooms in the wing at random times over many years. Three Volumes of Moral Instruction.