An illustrated collection of 15 macabre short stories. In this gorgeously detailed volume, American artist and author Edward Gorey accents amphigory. This follow-up to the darkly humorous Amphigorey is wittier, more macabre, and more wondrous than ever. Master illustrator and iconic gothic. Documents Similar To Amphigorey – Edward Edward Gorey – The Fantod Tarot Deck. Uploaded by. Deyanira. Edward Gorey – The Iron Tonic.

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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 Simply love his bizarre humor.

As long as you put them in a stamped addressed envelope afterwards. Lists with This Book. That is totally this book and the 15 stories included in it. Gorey was purportedly one of Burton’s inspirations. I’m su Amphigorey, or amphigouri, meaning a nonse verse or composition.

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Just reading about murders and people dying of unnatural causes was just a treat for me to read since I love reading really morbid stories with effective illustrations!

People who are slightly twisted but can pass in polite society.

The writing isn’t great or anything. Drawings of proper Edwardians and careful, amphjgorey commentary discuss such topics as child abuse, parental death, murder, hauntings, rotting bodies, perversions, ominous scary individuals, strange creatures, insanity, suici Edward Gorey certainly knows how to deliver depravity and sweet talk his audience at the same time!



This guy’s artwork is just delightful, and his twisted imagination and black humor are superb. The Doubtful Guesttold in rhyming couplets, tells the story of an unidentifiable and vaguely sinister guest who descends upon a family, wrecks amphhigorey home in a mild kind of way, and refuses to leave for seventeen years.

The Curious Sofa, A Pornographic Work is a laugh-out-loud story ampgigorey the delightful fall of Alice, who is innocently eating grapes in the park when she is invited to join what becomes an increasingly improbable debauch, escalating into a full-scale orgy holiday. Yes, I enjoy the sinister, the gloom, and macabre. The Best Books of He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W.

The Hapless Child is a tragic story of the Victorian “poor orphan” variety that culminates in the most melodramatic and goreg of ways, a dark revisiting of “A Little Princess” by Francis Hodgson Burnett.

An incautious young woman named Venn Was seen with the wrong sort of men; She vanished one day, But the following May Her legs were retrieved from a fen. Jan 10, Andy Culbertson rated it it was amazing. Not everyone appreciates or enjoys the macabre, even cynical flavor of Gorey and his gorgeous art, but if you have a taste for the Gothic and a love of the morbid and bleak, as I zmphigorey, then you need more Gorey in your life. A mix of poetry and prose, light-hearted and decidedly more morbid storytelling, the book is sure to satisfy both fans of art and lovers of short stories alike.


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.

Amphigorey (Amphigorey, #1) by Edward Gorey

So, it’s weird but also hmm Other books in the series. I loved this book! Jul 12, John rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yes, the Pacquiao-Bradley match is a conspiracy.

The only real exposure I’d had to him was his art for the Mystery! Visiting some old house as a child, wandering into a room where you’re not allowed and peeking at dusty items, a set of old photographs scattering on the floor when you move some curious object on a high shelf, the black and white, pallid, mustachioed faces staring up at you with haunted expressions, you hear a cat hiss in the shadows, you leave the room nervously and in the next room discover a chest of antique weapons, which you proceed to play with and get injured by Exactly as I always was on finishing essays.

The story was a surprise and a delight if you can be delighted by a dark twist. His first story was and the last in the collection was And I just immediately connected with this weird little man.