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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Two of the others just didn’t used to be there at all, at least in the UK. This is a collection of fifteen of his short books in one volume. Children meeting gruesome deaths while rhyming?
I absolutely love the two panels during which he finishes the novel and the week following this. Chip at top spine.
I guess Gorey had an agent, but you had to wonder what he did. I loved this book! Volume is in fine condition with spotless boards free of any wear or markings, pages are bright and clean, no markings from prior owners, binding is tight and ampuigorey dust jacket near fine, free of any markings, no sunning or discolouration, with minimal wear at the head and tail of the spine and corners.
Earbrass, of the Maugham-esque moustache, is a full-time author who doesn’t want for money. I’d have liked to buy him a drink.
The Prune People – People with For that matter, he was sort of Proto-goth. Very Good Very Good. I loved the way the pen would leave ruts in the paper of my sketchbook. I love that he only shows about half the creatures. The publisher recalled two of the copies, the other four apparently circulated before they were recalled. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
A great read for a dark, rainy day Additional Postage may be required; please inquire, thank you. I remember seeing his drawings at my grandmother’s house, perhaps in Readers Digest Condensed books.
Amphigorey Also by Edward Gorey
Oct 26, Ella amphigoreey it it was amazing. They have completely and accurately predicted her day every time she has used them. La Heure Aldo – More phrase books, features two dogs in matching tennis sweaters who appear to be having the kind of conversation that only makes sense to couples. Jun 03, Samantha rated it really liked it Shelves: Amphigorey Also is another stellar collection of Edward Gorey’s twisted art and stories.
His artwork is, as always,compelling and his stories strike the chord of a compelling adult based Seuss at time and border on something perhaps more dour at others. Even if I am late to the party. Mar 14, Leila rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rendered in black and white gothic glamour I particularly admired “The Letter Zoo Alphabet” and the way Gorey matched the rhyming nonsense text with amohigorey illustrations.
Amphigorey Also By Gorey, Edward.
Makes me nostalgic for the days when we weren’t quite so ridiculously bloated ampuigorey information and availability of things on the internet. Gorey explores these subjects in poetry, limericks, readers for ‘children’, and mild-seeming descriptions of cartoons that appear calm on the surface. Alternately nightmarish and favorable the nostalgic way Gorey depicted his “characters” also reminded me of “Steampunk Fashion” and “Victoriana”.
Nov 21, Kimberly rated it really liked it Shelves: Fine in Fine dust jacket. Why did it take me so long to read this?