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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But what amaze me is that how small and simple but not so harmful can bugged you A LOT and make you feel uncomfortable. The West Wing – mysterious.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x It’s outstanding for anyone who appreciates or wants to appreciate Gorey. An eccentric, funny book for either the uninitiated or diehard Gorey fans.

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But a longer story of one child. Gorey’s artwork is stunning.

It’s not about some silly, creepy stories, there’s a dark reality here that can be found outside this book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The story was a surprise and a delight if you can be delighted by a dark twist.

He died in Oct 05, Dan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: As long as you put them in a stamped addressed envelope afterwards.


Edward Gorey certainly knows how to deliver depravity and sweet talk his audience at the same time! Published January 28th by TarcherPerigee first published Yes, this is totally up my alley.


And I just immediately connected with this weird little man. From tohe lived in Gory York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text.

The sort of gothic fancifulness easiest to associate with Gorey rather than those stories where the crimes are entirely realistically unpleasant. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Feb 06, Matthew rated it it was godey Shelves: If, however, you prefer your psychological night life unshadowed and unambiguous, then you are hopeless and should go back to watching television, your only friend.

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He was also the illustrator for the bestselling Lewis Barnavelt series by John Bellairs. Jan 16, Zedsdead rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Always gives me a grin and a chuckle. I’m certainly a fan of Gorey and can’t wait to read the other ‘Amphigorey’ books.

But I’m happy it’s out there and others do enjoy it and life is good in that way. I’ve wanted to read an Edward Gorey since I got Christmas cards one year with his illustrations.


The Gashlycrumb Tinies offers an alphabet of rhymes depicting the myriad ways in which small children could meet ghastly ends. He will burn the MS. Return to Book Page. Edward Gorey’s books are problematic for me. The West Wing relates its macabre tale through illustrations alone. The story takes place in England but American details creep in, such as Mr E’s favourite sports jersey and ‘jelly’ for jam.

Only child Drusilla, 11, a holiday abroad with her parents, and a memory years later. View all 7 comments. In fact, one of the reasons I read the book was to find out what kinds of stories would come from a mind that produced this art style.

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!

Jul 28, Tammie rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.