Edward Gorey’s Amphigorey Again (Paperback) collects a glorious abundance of Edward Gorey’s droll humor, offbeat characters, and previously unpublished. Picking up where the previous anthology Amphigorey Also () left off, Amphigorey Again reaches as far back as with the inclusion of The Other Statue. Buy *Amphigorey Again* by Edward Gorey online, Amphigorey Again Edward Gorey Harcourt Hardcover pages. October rated 5 of 5 possible stars.

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Things aren’t just there to be funny, there is a real and potentially cathartic understanding of terror and pain and violence beneath it all – but the presentation is eccentrically buttoned-up. 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 Anyone worth their weight in salt has seen the Gashleycrumb Tinies, or that indecent one about the couch, but I liked his sort-of choose-your-own-adventure story with the eyeless folk, and his multiple alphabet stories.

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Amphigorey Again

The more Iraqi e the art, the more I appreciate the blending of word and art in amphiggorey work. Amphigorey Again Harvest book. Amphigorey Again contains previously uncollected work and two unpublished This latest collection displays in glorious abundance the offbeat characters and droll humor of Edward Gorey. Gorey’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen St. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I read this book because I had just read Amphigoreysand really dug it. Paperbackamohigorey. Ceridwen was full of pride When she was finally zombified.

Amphigorey Again (Amphigorey, #4) by Edward Gorey

Another part of that same time. The other unpublished work, La Malle Saignante is wonderfully conceived and realized; I wonder why it never made it to the bookshelves. What a morbid and fascinating mind!


In later years he illustrated many children’s books by John Bellairs, as well as books in several series begun by Bellairs and continued by other authors after his death.

Amphigorey Also (Amphigorey, #3) by Edward Gorey

Apr 06, Chris Van Dyke rated it it was amazing Shelves: Overall, I enjoyed this book. Apr 11, Wes Young rated it it was amazing. I hope it gets to ya’ll in time. It evidently had a place in American culture, but from the British context it seems unplaceable, except as a play on Hilaire Belloc. Books by Edward Gorey. The stories are excellent- in their peculiar, delightfully weird way.

I didn’t get anything out of this at all. They got steadily worse, in my opinion. Learn how the famous mystery writer, Miss D. It’s not just cute gruesome deaths. As always, Gorey’s art is a heady delight for the eyes, ears and mind, and in this collection I unabashedly adored The Loathsome Couplewas happily horrified by The Stupid Jokecouldn’t help but be Almost as top-notch a collection as Amphigorey and Amphigorey Tooand better than his final, posthumous collection, Amphigorey Again.

Published April 1st by Mariner Books first published I’ve always liked his style and quirks. Many are there, but the finished details of the portraits give way to sketches, and the sketches give way to blank frames. Mar 03, Schmacko rated it really liked it.

Amphigorey Also

Just like I was to Dorothy Parker. The book ends on a bitter sweet note by including the Izzard Book, a list of words and names beginning with Z, accompanied by portraits.

Rendered in black and white gothic glamour I particularly admired “The Letter Zoo Alphabet” and the way Gorey matched the rhyming nonsense text with the illustrations. Sep 15, Ruth rated it liked it. Although vintage culture has been around longer than amphigprey may think: The highlight of this book was “The Sopping Thursday,” the most powerful story amphiborey a man losing his umbrella you will ever see. As satisfied as I am with my Gorey reading experience, I am also slightly crestfallen…now I have no more Gorey compilations to read!


I particularly loved Neglected Murderesses – a series of postcards immortalizing the lovely ladies who murder men, women and children, and never a moment look anything but This posthumous collection scrapes up the final works of Gorey along with the assorted odds and ends that appeared in various periodicals.

New to me graphic book author and artist. Edward Gorey has too fairly distinct styles in his work.

Amphigorey Again contains previously uncollected work and two unpublished stories—”The Izzard Book,” a quirky riff on the letter Zand “La Malle Saignante,” a bilingual homage to early French silent serial movies.

Of course, it almost never does; that’s amphigoreg makes it so boring. This was shown most effectively in the picture tale “Les Passementeries Horribles” where various types of passementerie trims become nefarious ampphigorey that stalk and threaten their prey. Jul 21, Vicki Moutoux rated it really liked it Recommends it for: He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. Ships from the UK. Gorey’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen St.

Which means, no body every “gets” me!!