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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In all honestly, not all of his work really grabs me, but the stuff that does grab me is pretty amazing. Amphigorey Too Perigee Paperback Wonderful collection of twenty Gorey works, most of which I have reviewed individually qv.

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Although each author employs tok own distinct style of utilizing visuals to complement the narrative, each book presents smart, well-crafted writing with enough dark and offbeat characters and themes to offer endlessly appealing creative fodder amphigoery young adult readers, writers, and illustrators. I’m not sure how this volume is organized, but the quality does seem to improve as it goes on, so I have to imagine that maybe its chronological. Aug 02, Vivek Tejuja rated it it was amazing. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Aug 23, Emily rated it really liked it. These books would not be everyone’s “cup of tea” but readers who enjoy somewhat macabre and weird books should enjoy these. 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. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Sep 20, Milica Chotra rated it really liked it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It features a creature like a hippo — portrayed in various steps — with difficult or severe words written above it. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.


I am very much looking forward to the forthcoming biography. Amphigorey Too is a collection of 20 short, illustrated tales and poems if you’re not familiar with Gorey’s work check eedwardplus the earlier unpublished first version of “The Chinese Obelisks” another alphabet book – Gorey’s sketches for the final version I was pretty excited to discover this.

Nov 23, Sylvester rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. At start and finish, Amphigorey Too has babies flying through the air and meeting gruesome ends. It’s much easier to rate each story individually.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. All I can say ampphigorey that this is a read for a perfect rainy Sunday. Set up a giveaway. 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. 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.

While Charles Addams is a household name, that of Edward Gorey still brings looks of puzzlement whenever it comes up in conversation. But there is also a humor to them all; very dark humor mostly. There was a wet sort of explosion, audible for several miles.

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Oct 04, Tyler Hill amphigore it really liked it Shelves: 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.

But it auctually was. I prefered “Amphigorey” but nonetheless, still fantastic. Some quite entertaining, very Gothic images of Gorey’s trademark Victorian characters is that woman brandishing edsard hatpin?!


There are children in these tales who die at the drop of a hat and before you know it even adults are killed and meet their amphigkrey quite grotesquely sometimes.

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If weird, disturbing stories suit you, then you’ll have a blast with these 20 gems. Edward Gorey dwells in the world of picture books as a Lovecraftian Dr. Amphigofey Humorous, great classic art, and if you get it then you will not have hideous offspring, if you don’t then ma by you all ready do? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Oct 23, Sally rated it it was amazing.

All kinds of weirdness amphkgorey display. This one is a compendium from many of his former books from — Mar 07, Mary Harker rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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. John Garvey, was a popular 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 Edward Gorey’s work is one of those rare things that consistently renews my faith in the awesome potential of human creativity.

Lists with This Book. That leaves me with only one of his books on my TBR pile. So witty, so darkly humorous and mocking. To ask other readers questions about Amphigorey Tooplease sign up.