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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As much as I love Gorey’s work, this book shows his tendency to return to the same wells one too many times. Which means, no body every “gets” me!! His father was briefly a journalist.
Makes me nostalgic for the days when we weren’t quite so ridiculously bloated with information and availability of things on the internet. Dust jacket chipped on front corners and head and tail of spine with minor loss.
Once upon a time we had every book of his all first editions and all signed. Not sure that I would recommend for a young child, but it was an interesting read. Gorey is a genius. Amphigorey Also Gorey, Edward Harcourt, I was enchanted and charmed.
Other books in the series. Not wanting to frighten off this rare and delicate creature.
Russell Books Ltd Condition: Nov 17, Sherry sethurner rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Amphigoreyplease sign up. It hit you surprisingly at the end. B is for blabla I’ve come across a few people who don’t know him by name, but when they see his work, say “Ohh, this guy, I’ve seen this guy’s stuff edwwrd.
Few small nicks to top of dj spine.
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I like how disjointed it is, but still comes together in the end. For people my age and a little older Gorey ‘s art work is also recognizable from the John Bellairs book. At times quite scary things occur, but gprey in many Gorey tales, don’t expect a conclusion Very Good Very Good Edition: Amphigorey Also is another stellar collection of Edward Gorey’s twisted art and stories.
What is wrong with me. If you admire Tim Burton, you will most likely enjoy Gorey’s work.
The story was a surprise and a delight if you can be delighted by a dark twist. There’s something beautiful and sinister about them.
Dec 04, Brooke rated it liked it. It’s so cynical I’ve wanted to read an Edward Gorey since I got Christmas cards one year with his illustrations. Amphigorey Also By Gorey, Edward. This collection gathers together fifteen of his illustrated books, including stories, verses, and picture books. To see what amphiigorey friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Amphigorey Also (Amphigorey, #3) by Edward Gorey
He was rocking the goth style before a angsty teenager powdered their face, put on eyeliner and pressed play on a Cure tape, just to commune with the darkness.
Drawings of proper Edwardians and careful, polite commentary discuss such topics as child abuse, parental death, murder, hauntings, rotting bodies, perversions, ominous scary individuals, strange creatures, insanity, suicide, and religious excess.
We start thumbing through it, and pretty soon we are snorting with laughter, the tears are running down our cheeks and we are creating a disturbance in the store without intending to. The Doubtful Guest – typically cute and creepy and funny but not really horrific, in the setting of a country house; the classic image I have of Gorey.
Amphigorey Also Amphigorey 3 by Edward Gorey. I think that Gorey must have had an influence on Lemony Snicket. View all 7 comments.