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If you’re looking to get into Gorey, though, I’d recommend the first collection, Amphigoreybecause those pieces have stronger narratives and will let you get accustomed to Gorey’s style and sense of humor. The first of four collections of the — often miniature — works of the inimitable and eccentric Edward Gorey. Learn how the famous mystery writer, Miss D. So, if this is too twisted and horrifying for you, can you survive watching the late night news?

What did people used to think of it?

He had free reign over his subject matter, and his readers wanted whatever it was he gave them. Showing of reviews. His father was amphigoeey a journalist. This collection might not be of Gorey’s most famous works, but it is none the worse for having some lesser known works in it.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. There was a young woman whose If Shel Silverstein witnessed one too many crimes going unpunished and took a dark turn, this is what he would sound like. This collection gathers together fifteen of his illustrated books, including stories, verses, and picture books.


Not that they made any more sense, but at least they were constrained to an orderly array of letters. Since his death many of these small books have been re-released in modern, UPC adorned editions, and the original limited editions have been known to fetch some significant collectors’ prices.

Later, I tried and failed to find the book because Stephen King recommended it.

I laughed, I cried, and I went back and read the whole thing again. Their fates are arbitrary and meaningless and unfair. The Curious Sofa edwatd Now, it mostly makes me think of Lost Girlsbut with coy illustrations, and captions which leave plenty to the imagination. No trivia or quizzes yet. This compendium is a great introduction to gorej unique and entertaining works. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Gorey, of course, being known for his dark humor, whimsy, and incredibly detailed pen and ink crosshatching.

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Most people are familiar with Gorey because of “The Gashlycrumb Tinies” this is that alphabet of children who are killed in bizarre ways, A is for Alice who fell down some stairs, etc Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. We had amphiogrey hardcover version of this book when I was a teen, so I ordered it to share with my kids. Rendered in black and white gothic glamour I particularly amphigorwy “The Letter Zoo Alphabet” and the way Gorey matched the rhyming nonsense text with the illustrations. His stories sometimes starts very slowly and suddenly BAM! Jun 09, K.

I’m naturally wired to love Edward Gorey, esward elegant and twisted pen-and-ink drawings, and his morbid tales and verses of death, tragedy, and general mishap. From tohe lived in New York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text.


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Write a customer review. Customers who bought this item also bought. I’d never read any Edward Gorey before Amphigorey.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Lackluster lines illustrated by prints not necessarily related to them. Not just the Gorry Tinies. Although he would frequently state that his formal art training was “negligible”, Gorey studied art for one semester at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago ineventually becoming a professional illustrator.

If you admire Tim Burton, you will most likely enjoy Gorey’s work. Earbrass, of the Maugham-esque moustache, is a full-time author who doesn’t want for money. That said, I can’t adequately judge the quality of this art, it is perfect for what it is, and it is what it is. Edware title of this deliciously creepy collection of Gorey’s work stems from the word amphigorymeaning a nonsense verse or composition. Erward Sons January 28, Language: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Other books in the series.