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  • Paperback
  • 256
  • Amphigorey Also
  • Edward Gorey
  • English
  • 08 June 2018
  • 0156056720

10 thoughts on “Amphigorey Also

  1. Calista Calista says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleIncluded in this collection is the Utter Zoothe Blue Aspicthe Epiplectic BicycleThe Sopping Thursdaythe Grand PassionLes Passementeries Horriblesthe Eclectic AbecedariumL Heure Bleuethe Broken Spokethe Awdrey Gore Legacythe Glorious Nosebleedthe Loathsome Couplethe Green BeadsLes urnes Utilesthe Stupid Jokethe Prune Peoplethe Tuning ForkOf the 3 Edward Gorey collections so far


  2. Patrick Patrick says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleAnywhere you open up an Edward Gorey book, you will immediately be punched in the mouth by Rad The highlight of this book was The Sopping Thursday, the most powerful story of a man losing his umbrella you will ever see.


  3. Anthony Vacca Anthony Vacca says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleAlmost as top notch a collection as Amphigorey and Amphigorey Too, and better than his final, posthumous collection, Amphigorey Again There s no knack for word wizardry nor elan for illustration that I haven t already praised and expounded upon in the previous reviews for Gorey s work linked above As always, Gorey s art is a heady delight for the eyes, ears and mind, and in this collection I unabashedly adored The Loathsome Couple, was happily horrified by The Stupid Joke, couldn t help but be Almost as top notch a collection a


  4. Brigid ✩ Brigid ✩ says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleI haven t read all the Amphigorey books not that the order of them matters , but this one happened to be sitting around in my grandma s house, so I sat down and read the whole thing, which didn t take long Edward Gorey has always been one of my favorite illustrators, and I love his


  5. dianne dianne says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleMy partner thinks i m an easy grader yet ANOTHER 5 star book Yup Gorey is a genius Not only is his art gripping, hilarious, inexplicable, and just a little creepy in a schadenfreude sort of way, but the terse, lean writing is perfect What a pleasure Why did it take me so long to read this


  6. Christopher Christopher says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleIf Gorey ever did something that WASN T brilliant, I haven t seen it.


  7. Antonomasia Antonomasia says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleRe read rare I m not sure I ll ever quite be able to separate Edward Gorey s work from the person who introduced me to it and at least half of this post is about that Inside it is the frisson of having found someone thing perfect like I had always been looking for But the flipside The precision of the words and art bound up with an overwhelming effort, fumbling in the dusk, to say and write the right thing, and the annoyance and coldness a small error may bring Gorey is evidently influ Re read rare I m not sure I ll ev


  8. Kaethe Douglas Kaethe Douglas says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleLess fun than the first and second collections less nonsense and limericks Mostly I think of Gorey s characters as people to whom things happen, and of course, they read like characters from Victorian and Edwardian novels I love The Utter Zoo and the little butterfly doggy creatures and Bruno from The Sopping Thursday and the sweater sporting dogs of L Heure Bleu The Awdry Gore Legacy is spot on But The Loathsome Couple is too much like true crime books, which I avoid these days It is liter Less fun than the first and second collections less nonsense and limericks Mostly I think of Gorey s characters as people to whom things happen, and of course, they read like characters from Victorian and Edwardian novels I love The Utter Zoo and the little butterfly doggy creatures and Bruno from The Sopping Thursday and the sweater sporting dogs of L Heure Bleu The Awdry Gore Legacy is spot on But The Loathsome Couple is too much like true crime books, which I avoid these d


  9. Punk Punk says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleA collection of some of Gorey s lesser known works Gorey, of course, being known for his dark humor, whimsy, and incredibly detailed pen and ink crosshatching Let me attempt to describe these for you The Utter Zoo Alphabet filled with fantastic creatures and rhymes I love that he only shows about half the creature


  10. James James says:

    Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleAs a child, I was exposed to Mr Gorey through the animated introduction of Mystery as hosted by Vincent Price, I believe While Mystery made me a lifelong fan of Price from youth, it would be sometime before I would rediscover Gorey and make the connection Still, the imagery stuck with me and when I did notice a poster with similar art many years later, I sought out the artist and thus my interest was born This collection might not be of Gorey s most famous w


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Amphigorey AlsoPaperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleContents The Utter Zoo, The Blue Aspic, The Epiplectic Bicycle, The Sopping Thursday, The Grand Passion, Les Passementeries Horribles, The Eclectic Abecedarium, L Heure bleue, The Broken Spoke, The Awdrey Gore Legacy, The Glorious Nosebleed, The Loathsome Couple, The Green Beads, Les Urnes Utiles, The Stupid Joke, The Prune People, and The Tuning Fork.


About the Author: Edward Gorey

Paperback ñ Amphigorey Also PDF/EPUB ✓ amphigorey epub, also pdf, Amphigorey AlsoAmphigorey Also KindleBorn in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family his parents, Helen Dunham Garvey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced in when he was , then remarried in when he was One of his step mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca His father was briefly a journalist Gorey s maternal great grandmother, Helen St John Garvey, was a popular th century greeting card writer artist, from whom he claimed to have inherited his talents He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W Parker School He spent in the Army at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, and then attended Harvard University from to , where he studied French and roomed with future poet Frank O HaraAlthough 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 in , eventually becoming a professional illustrator From to , he 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 He has illustrated works as diverse as Dracula by Bram Stoker, The War of the Worlds by H G Wells, and Old Possum s Book of Practical Cats by T S Eliot In later years he illustrated many children s books by John Bellairs, as well as books in several series begun by Bellairs and continued by other authors after his death.