An illustrated collection of 15 macabre short stories. In this gorgeously detailed volume, American artist and author Edward Gorey accents amphigory. This follow-up to the darkly humorous Amphigorey is wittier, more macabre, and more wondrous than ever. Master illustrator and iconic gothic. Documents Similar To Amphigorey – Edward Edward Gorey – The Fantod Tarot Deck. Uploaded by. Deyanira. Edward Gorey – The Iron Tonic.

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I’ll probably read his other collections at some point.

He was also the illustrator for the bestselling Lewis Barnavelt series by Amphigprey Bellairs. Open Preview See a Problem? Only child Drusilla, 11, a holiday abroad with her parents, and a memory years later.

I was surprised by how much whimsy he mixed in with the darkness. Jun 04, John of Canada rated it amphogorey was amazing Shelves: I was also surprised by the fact that some of them were alphabet rhymes rather than stories and that at least one story didn I’d never read any Edward Gorey before Amphigorey.

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Time to decora An amphigory is a nonsense verse or composition. We start thumbing through it, and pretty soon we are snorting with laughter, the tears are running down our cheeks and we are gorwy a disturbance in the store without intending to.

As long as you put them in a stamped addressed envelope afterwards. Just reading about murders and people dying of unnatural causes was just a treat for me to read since I love reading really morbid stories with effective illustrations! Her recollections of the event: The artwork is stunning. The first book of 15, “The Unstrung Harp,” describes the writing process of novelist Mr. I have no idea how this man got published in the 50s accept he was so good.


It’s continually impressive what distinct textures and moods he could create with simple lines of black ink. This collection is perfect to be read on Halloween. There is a carpet that looks like the sea. There was a young woman whose stammer Was atrocious, and so was her grammar; But they were not improved When her husband was moved To knock out her edwars with a hammer.

May 04, Calista rated it it was amazing Shelves: Exactly as I always was on finishing essays. The Listing Attic is a series of stand-alone dark limericks, mostly in English though a few are in French.

Jan 14, Antonomasia rated it really liked it Shelves: I’d have liked to buy him a drink. That said, the illustrations for some of the stories were drawn less carefully than I was hoping, and I’m not sure it was a stylistic choice.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This graphic novel is a collection edsard 15 of his short stories. Amphigorey Too, Also and Again. Other stories in Amphigory include: The dark side of Victorian life, essentially.

One is subtitled ‘A Pornographic Work’ you’re quite safe reading it!

My favorites are “The Hapless Child” and the A-to-Z stories that could be for children – if you wanted your children to have nightmares. Apr 29, aPriL does feral sometimes rated it it was amazing Shelves: Maphigorey details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x The Suicide, as she is falling, Illuminated by the moon, Regrets her act, and finds appalling The thought she will be dead so soon.

Earbrass, of the Maugham-esque moustache, is a full-time author who does Having got the personal significance out of the way when I wrote about Amphigorey Alsoit’s now much easier to concentrate on Gorey qua Gorey.

The Insect God – ditto.

This is excellently creepy. The children know that at his leisure He plans to have them come from harm. No trivia or quizzes yet.