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 should like to marry Hamish from The Lost Lions. His work not only offers a multitude of opportunities for educating on the craft of writing and illustration, but also provides lessons in the power of an expanded vocabulary and meticulous word choice.

Feb 11, Malcolm rated it really liked it. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Seuss, guiding readers gleefully through darkly romantic worlds where death, madness, and other unfortunate circumstances are simply conditions of life. For Gorey fans – a feast!

Amphigorey Too

I wouldn’t say that, though there are some weak er points, or in Goodreads terms: Born to Be Posthumous: Los finales son abiertos, en ocasiones abruptos. Edward is marvelously strange, and an amazing illustrator with fine line drawing leaving no space unfilled.

Dec 14, Tony rated esward it was ok Shelves: This review may contain spoilers. Books by Edward Gorey.

Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey (1975, Hardcover)

Some of it is nonsense. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 14, James Joyce rated it liked it Shelves: Pero entonces me di cuenta de que ahora simplemente he dejado de desear entender a la gente. I’d have to say my fave story in this lot was “The Chinese Obelisks” it was odd at first, because of the double copies in the book.


What I ampphigorey most fascinating with Gorey’s work is that despite the comfortle Until Amphigorey Too, my only familiarity with Edward Gorey was through the eerie imagery and grim characters of the PBS Mystery! Anyway, this is a lovely little fucked up book with style to spare. Aug 23, Emily rated it really liked it. Maybe I don’t have the art appreciation mind or this series of book is just plain boring. This tiny creature, my year-old sister, loves stories, especially those with a touch of weirdness and horror OK, I admit, this is my “fault”.

To be read allowed. Nov 03, Matthew Hunter rated edwxrd it was amazing Shelves: Dec 21, Micah rated it it was amazing.

Readers are guided through a series of vignettes that would cause Lemony Snicket to take pause. Get to Know Us. View all 3 comments. And that, thank heavens! Showing of 26 reviews. Mar 05, Jessica rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Who needs a happy ending when the character can die instead? I personally feel he has never received the acclaim justly due him, but then again, his works certainly will not be to everyone’s taste.

I’m not sure how this volume is organized, but the quality does seem to improve as it goes on, so I have goreu imagine that maybe its chronological. My favourite of the whole book, following a sanctimonious little tot: Although, I’ll probably forget all about it and this is what people are going to read for months.


Read more Read less. Although, I’ll probably forget all about it and this is what pe I really needed a doses of twisted laughs and creepy nonsense. What I find most fascinating with Gorey’s work is that despite the comfortless story lines and elegantly eerie illustrations, there is a sense of wit and light and life.

If you’re an Edward Gorey fan, this is girey good purchase.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Still, it’s Edward Gorey Gorey’s maternal edwadd, Helen St. One of the selections kind of piqued my interest. Nov 24, Jillian rated it liked it Shelves: English Choose a language for shopping. They are brilliantly done and in tune with the wry humour. Feb 01, Christy rated it really liked it. I guess having a signature Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book.

But be prepared to enter his personal weird and at times incomprehensible world. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production sdward Edward Gorey’s Dracula. Not one of his best. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? It was quite distressing. Published May 8th by Tarcherperigee first published

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