Amphigorey Again

Edward Gorey (Author)
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Description

This collection displays in glorious abundance the offbeat characters and droll humor of Edward Gorey. Figbash is acrobatic, topiaries are tragic, hippopotami are admonitory, and galoshes are remorseful in this celebration of a unique talent that never fails to delight, amuse, and confound. Amphigorey Again contains previously uncollected work and two unpublished stories--"The Izzard Book," a quirky riff on the letter Z , and "La Malle Saignante," a bilingual homage to early French silent serial movies. Rough sketches and unfinished panels show an ironic and singular mind at work.

Product Details

Price
$24.99  $22.99
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
September 17, 2007
Pages
260
Dimensions
8.03 X 11.03 X 0.89 inches | 0.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780156030212
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About the Author

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) wrote and illustrated such popular books as The Doubtful Guest, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Headless Bust. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey's Dracula. Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery! since 1980.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR EDWARD GOREY

"A master of a genre of graphic storytelling [and] a brilliant draftsman."--The New York Times Book Review

"Dark masterpieces of surreal morality . . . Beautifully depicted."--Vanity Fair