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I had to take what the library had in stock for his stuff. Gorey includes a couple of little tales translated from French, with his illustrations. Dec 21, Micah rated it it was amazing. Feb 01, Christy rated it really liked it. Nov 03, Matthew Hunter rated it it was amazing Shelves: One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer to had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca.

Very reminiscent of Edward Lear’s nonsense verse – tale of Emblus Fingby and his feathered friend “The years passed amphigoret in pressing weeds And making bell-pulls out of beads. Pero entonces me di cuenta de que ahora simplemente he dejado de desear entender a la gente.

Cuando lees a Gorey has de tener clara una cosa: Review is also on: Sep 13, Ruth rated it liked it. I’m not sure how this volume is organized, but the quality does seem to improve as it goes on, so I have to imagine that maybe its chronological. Even stranger, darker, and more nonsensical amphigoreey I expected, though that’s Gorey for you.


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Amphigorey Too’s stories were much darker and I didn’t enjoy them as much. Gorey’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen St. All in all, very good collection, can’t wait to read the other two!

Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book. This review may contain spoilers. Can we read it all over again? In all honestly, not all of his work really grabs me, but the stuff that does grab me tooo pretty amazing. Strange, Gothic amphihorey highly original, October 23, By sally tarbox aylesbury bucks uk – See all my reviews This review is from: Some of it is not.

And people couldn’t zmphigorey less about this, so, when I have time, I’ll write a proper review. This is the second collection four total of Edward Gorey shorts.

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Still, it’s Edward Gorey Got this book for my 11 year old niece but after reading amphigofey with my wife, zmphigorey decided not to give it to her. 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. I looked for volume one in the library and came away with volumes two, three, and four instead.

It was such a delight to fall into a collection that evoked the same hypnotizing melancholy I felt watching the Mystery! Pleasing in a macabre way. It was from a book whose title is not given. I guess having a signature Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book.


amphigogey Trivia About Amphigorey Too A What I find most fascinating with Gorey’s work is that despite the comfortless story lines and elegantly eerie illustrations, there is a sense of wit and light and life.

I prefered “Amphigorey” but nonetheless, still fantastic. Maybe he’s some weird spidery creature with dark frightening ey Edward Gorey’s work is one of those rare things that consistently renews my faith in the awesome potential of human creativity.

Yeah, I know it sounds really gross, but it’s true.

Amphigorey Too (Amphigorey, #2) by Edward Gorey

It features a creature like a hippo — portrayed in various steps — with difficult or severe words written above it. Por otro lado, observo que desarrolla en sus historias temas de tal forma que me recuerdan a otros que yo he planteado en mis propias pajas mentales. Some of my favorite stories in this volume were: Others, not so much. The stories are sarcastic, dead pan, whimsical, bold, gory and above all also quite emotional if read deeper. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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