Edward Gorey’s Amphigorey Too Book measures x inches (x cm) for $ Amphigorey Too has ratings and 97 reviews. Anthony said: It’s official: I’m a Gorey fan! Where has this beautiful, white-bearded curmudgeon been my. This follow-up to the darkly humorous Amphigorey is wittier, more macabre, and more wondrous than ever. Master illustrator and iconic gothic storyteller Edward.

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That would explain some things. Edward Gorey made all this stuff, and he’s a human being just like me! Maybe I don’t have the art appreciation mind or this series of book is just plain boring. I wouldn’t say that, though there are some weak er points, or in Goodreads terms: Share your thoughts with other customers.

I had to take what the library had amphigoreg stock for his stuff.

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Is that corny enough of a review for ya? Where has this beautiful, white-bearded curmudgeon been my whole life?

Published May 8th by Tarcherperigee first published Edward Gorey dwells in the world of picture books as a Lovecraftian Dr.

I’m not sure what I got from reading 2 amhpigorey in this series.

For unique inspiration using visually driven narrative in prose and verse, educators can loo This review may contain spoilers. Although he would frequently ampphigorey that his formal art training was “negligible”, Gorey studied art for one semester at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago inamphiigorey becoming a professional illustrator.


Readers are guided through a series of vignettes that would cause Lemony Snicket to take pause. Customers who bought this item also bought. Jul 07, Vivian rated it it was ok Shelves: View all 3 comments. Cuando lees a Gorey has de tener clara una cosa: Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery! Didn’t really grab me; little children engaged in ballet and their comments such as “Other companies merely put on ballets; we dance.

See what I mean? Get to Know Us. Mar 07, Mary Harker rated it it was amazing Shelves: From tohe lived in Goreg York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding amphigirey to the text. English Choose a language for shopping.

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.

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Some quite entertaining, very Gothic images of Gorey’s trademark Victorian characters is that woman brandishing a hatpin?! Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Nov 23, Sylvester rated it it was amazing Shelves: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Several of his amphigoret all put together in one book.

Love this anthology, many classics, and stops me from hunting down individual books.

Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey

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. Dec 09, Florencia rated it it was wdward Shelves: I really needed a doses of twisted laughs and creepy nonsense. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Strange, Gothic and highly original, October 23, By sally tarbox apmhigorey bucks uk – See all my reviews This review is from: They are brilliantly done and in tune with the wry humour.


Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey (1975, Hardcover)

Each image shows the same window overlooking same garden – but a little Victorian child appears at window, and great insects and frogs are making eedward in garden. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Very reminiscent of Edward Lear’s nonsense verse – tale of Emblus Fingby and his feathered friend “The years passed by in pressing weeds And making bell-pulls out of beads.

Books by Edward Gorey. And that, thank heavens “Literary nonsense”, not a bad description of Gorey’s works included in Amphigorey Too. All in all, very good collection, can’t wait to read the other two! Be that as it may, the illustrations edwxrd worth the price of the book alone.