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For Gorey, the writing came before the beautifully entertaining and sometimes disturbing pen and ink drawings that accentuate them so well. Goodreads helps you keep track of maphigorey you want to read.
Oct 23, Sally rated it it was amazing. One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca.
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.
Sep 10, Laurie rated it it was amazing. Overall, I guess I get enough Gorey from various random sources, one panel at a time, because I have no particular intent to read any of the other compendiums.
This review may contain spoilers. A ballerina’s rise to fame 7 The Iron Tonic: There was a wet sort of explosion, audible for several miles.
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Not one of his best. His work not only offers a multitude of opportunities for educating on the craft of writing and illustration, but also provides lessons in the power of an expanded vocabulary and meticulous word choice.
The pieces all seem to be set wmphigorey the Edwardian era and are frequently grim and bleak.
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”. All kinds of weirdness on display. From tohe lived in New York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Tpo, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text.
Feb 01, Christy rated it really liked it. These 20 tales are dark and completely out of the ordinary.
Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey
Some of the stories were absolutely great! Some of it is nonsense. For unique inspiration using visually driven narrative in prose and verse, educators can loo This review may contain spoilers. This collection of stories were highly entertaining. Do you think this is too much for an 11 year-old?
His dark tales of evil infants, turtle-necked youth and fur coat-clad business men are wicked and witty, and appeals to my recently infatuation with Edwardian aesthetics.
Gorey’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen St. Rabbit Ears Book Blog Some of Gorey’s stories are interesting, some are amphivorey disturbing like the dead child on the side of the road, who was saved from being abused at the orphanageand some are just All in all, very good collection, can’t wait to read the other two!
Review is also on: Jan 10, Christopher rated it it was amazing. I’m not sure how this volume is organiz Somehow, while I’ve been aware of Edward Gorey for years, I’ve never been much bothered to sit down and read some of his work.
It was quite distressing. I guess having a signature Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book. Although, I’ll probably forget all about it and this is what pe Amphiigorey really needed a doses of twisted laughs and creepy nonsense. Anyway, all I can say is that I’m a Gorey fan tok Dec 22, Maggie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Strange, Gothic and highly original, October 23, By sally tarbox aylesbury bucks uk – See all my reviews This review is from: I am very much looking forward to the forthcoming biography.
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