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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Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey

I guess having a signature way of writing always helps an author in the sense that readers can then associate easily and know what they are in for after reading the first couple of stories or books. What a wonderful compilation of the works of this unusual and extremely gifted artist! Very enjoyable tale of respectable Miss Squill, assaulted by the Devil who puts his mark on her breast and sends her a little demon.

Not one of his best. I like to read them to my kids ages 9 and 12 but we have to be all scrunched together to make out the visuals. Seuss, guiding readers gleefully through darkly romantic worlds where death, madness, and other unfortunate circumstances are simply conditions of life. View all 10 comments.

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Amphigorey Too

Dec 14, Tony rated it it was ok Shelves: Amphigorey Too is a collection of 20 short, illustrated tales and poems if you’re not familiar with Gorey’s work check thisplus the earlier unpublished first version of “The Chinese Obelisks” another alphabet book – Gorey’s sketches for the final version I was pretty excited to discover this.


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Maybe he’s some weird spidery creature with dark frightening eyes who lives under the stairs in the basement of a haunted Victorian. Nov 24, Jillian rated it liked it Shelves: There are some gems in there. This collection of twenty picture books is packed with so many things I love, such as gloomy, gothic settings, cruel fates, mean-hearted children, amphigoreh polysyllabic words, irreverent gallows humor, obscure references, demons, murder, smoking, dead babies, satiric portrayals of class systems, a mistrust of religion, villainous adults, and more than a tok bleak, bitter ending.

A brilliant employment of word choice and sentence structure. These 20 tales are dark and completely out of the borey. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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I wouldn’t say that, though there are some weak er points, or in Goodreads terms: I have enjoyed all of Edward Gorey’s books. Still, it’s Edward Gorey I really needed a doses of twisted laughs and creepy nonsense. For Gorey fans – a feast! Not much to add to this one. Amazon Rapids Edwaard stories for kids on the go. But be prepared to enter his personal weird and at times incomprehensible world.

Some of it is not. 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 Some of Gorey’s stories are interesting, some are mildly disturbing like the dead child on the side of the road, who was saved from being abused at the orphanageand some are just Even stranger, darker, and more nonsensical than I expected, though that’s Gorey for you.


This is the second collection four total of Edward Gorey shorts. It features a creature like a hippo — portrayed in various steps — with difficult or severe words written above it.

Dec 22, Maggie rated it it was amazing Shelves: In this volume, there are a total of twenty stories collected by Edward Gorey, which includes: Another great book by the beloved Edward Gorey! It is a collection of 20 tales which have been previously published and this book is an anthology. Anyway, this is a lovely little fucked up book with style to spare.

He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.