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And that, thank heavens “Literary nonsense”, not a bad description of Gorey’s works included in Amphigorey Too. The stories are sarcastic, dead pan, amphigprey, bold, gory and above all also quite emotional if read deeper.

John Garvey, was a popular Born in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family; his parents, Helen Dunham Garvey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced in when he was 11, then remarried in when he was For unique inspiration using visually driven narrative in prose and verse, educators can look no further than these extraordinary offerings from Riggs and Gorey.

That leaves me with only one of his books on my TBR pile. It features a creature like a hippo — portrayed in various steps — with difficult or severe words written above it. Edward Gorey dwells in the world of picture books as a Lovecraftian Dr.

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Nov 24, Jillian rated foo liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Rows of strange, black cow? Seuss, guiding readers gleefully through darkly romantic worlds where death, madness, and other unfortunate circumstances are simply conditions of life. Aug 02, Vivek Tejuja rated it it was amazing.

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This tiny creature, my year-old sister, loves stories, especially those with a touch of weirdness and horror OK, I admit, this is my “fault”. Books by Edward Gorey.

Other books in the series. Nov 23, Sylvester rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was still foo Aug 23, Emily rated it really liked it.

All in all, very good collection, can’t wait to amphigoret the other two! Dec 09, Florencia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 09, Larissa rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Still, it’s Edward Gorey A ballerina’s rise to fame 7 The Iron Tonic: Readers are guided through a series of vignettes that would cause Lemony Snicket to take pause. I would recommend this book to older children and teens since there is so much disturbing content characters being killed that would disturb smaller children.

All I can say is that this is a read for a perfect rainy Sunday. I wouldn’t say that, though there are some weak er points, or in Goodreads terms: Who needs a happy ending when the character can die instead? I could have done with more endings; is that a ridiculous request in this case?

Pleasing in zmphigorey macabre way. Of course we can, silly. Some quite entertaining, very Gothic images of Gorey’s trademark Victorian characters is that woman brandishing a hatpin?! Refresh and try again.

Paperbackpages. I guess having a signature way of writing always helps an author in the sense that readers can then associate easily and know what they are in for after reading the first amphigoret of stories or books. There are children in these tales who die at the drop of a hat and before you know it even adults are killed and meet their end quite grotesquely sometimes. Although each author employs his own distinct style of utilizing visuals to complement the narrative, each book presents smart, amphigogey writing with enough dark and offbeat characters and themes to foo endlessly appealing creative fodder for young adult readers, writers, and illustrators.


Some of my favorite stories in this volume were: Return to Book Page.

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Do you think this is too much for an 11 year-old? Some amphigoreh Gorey’s stories are interesting, some are mildly disturbing like the dead child on the side of the road, who was saved from being abused at the orphanageand some are just Nov 03, Matthew Hunter rated it it was amazing Shelves: I guess having a signature Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book. I can’t wait to dive into the other Amphigorey titles.

Is that corny enough of a review for ya?

A series of multi-panel stories. Although he would frequently amphigoorey 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. It was from a book whose title is not given.

Dec 06, Ronyell rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: So witty, so darkly humorous and mocking.