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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Jul 07, Vivian rated it it was ok Shelves: 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. The books in this series Amphigorey, Amphigorey Too and this one benefit from the warped wit of Gorey, but the size of the images is so small that it becomes difficult to make out the fine details. Be that as it may, the illustrations are worth the price of the book alone.
All kinds of weirdness on display. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. My favourite of the whole book, following a sanctimonious little tot: Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Didn’t really grab me; little children engaged in ballet and their comments such as “Other companies merely put on ballets; we dance. Nov 24, Amphgiorey rated it liked it Shelves: Although he would frequently state that his formal art training was “negligible”, Gorey studied art for one semester at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago ineventually becoming a professional illustrator.
There are children in these tales who die at the drop of a hat and amphigkrey you know it even adults are killed and meet their end quite grotesquely sometimes.
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It was still great! Los finales son abiertos, en ocasiones abruptos. View all 10 comments. Mar 07, Mary Harker rated it it was amazing Shelves: As proof, this omnibus edition ends with the following limerick: Aug 02, Vivek Tejuja goorey it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Edward Gorey made all this stuff, and he’s a human being just like me! Is that corny enough of a review for ya? Paperbackpages.
Or maybe he isn’t. Several of his stories all put together in one book. Others, not so much. And people couldn’t care less about this, so, when I have time, I’ll write a proper review.
It’s so hard rating a book when it is made up of multiple stories. It was such a delight to fall into a collection that evoked the same hypnotizing melancholy I felt watching the Mystery!
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So witty, so darkly humorous and mocking. Each image shows the same window overlooking same garden – but a little Victorian child appears at window, and great insects and frogs are making merry in garden. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Jul 09, Larissa rated it it was amazing.
Readers are guided through a series of vignettes that would cause Lemony Snicket to take pause. Impresionante, todo un divertido culto a la muerte desde la macabra perspectiva de Edward Gorey. There are some gems in there. But be prepared to enter his personal weird and at times incomprehensible world.
Amphigorey Too (Amphigorey, #2) by Edward Gorey
The stories are sarcastic, dead gprey, whimsical, bold, gory and above all also quite emotional if read deeper. And that, thank heavens! Of course we can, silly. Edward Gorey dwells in the world of picture books as a Lovecraftian Dr.
Return to Book Page. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 04, Tyler Hill rated it really liked it Shelves: In later years he illustrated many children’s books by John Bellairs, as well as books in several series gkrey by Bellairs and continued by other authors after his death.