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Again (Paperback) collects a glorious abundance of Edward Gorey’s droll humor, offbeat characters, and previously unpublished.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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He had free reign over his subject matter, and his readers wanted whatever it was he gave them. The newspaper and periodical features are pleasing treasures.

It has a nicer agakn than the real order. Rafael as a birthday present. View all 3 comments. One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca. Not just the Gashlycrumb Tinies. So bizarre and addicting and brilliant and just plain other.

Amphigorey Also (Amphigorey, #3) by Edward Gorey

Ceridwen was full of pride When she was finally zombified. Preview — Amphigorey Also by Edward Gorey. Jan 07, Kate rated it really liked it. It was a great deal, so going with my “spooky themed” books for October marathon, I decided to read it.

The Tuning Fork – Cautionary tale? Book Cover for Here. Books by Edward Gorey. Best dollar I ever spent. 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.

The Green Beads – Short and pointless, and that’s saying something. Not quite agaain good as Amphigorey. Contains previously agaon works and 2 unpublished stories. Let me attempt to describe these for you. This collection displays in glorious abundance the offbeat characters and droll humor of Edward Gorey.


One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca. My library Help Advanced Book Search. But over all this book was thoroughly entertaining. The book itself has no page numbers or index, and no dates for the works, but it’s still a great collection because I never would have bought any of these titles individually.

What did people used to think of it? To ask other readers questions about Amphigorey Alsoplease sign up. Although vintage culture has been around longer than we may think: Gorey, of course, being known for his dark humor, whimsy, and incredibly detailed pen and ink crosshatching.

It is still odd to read them in modern surroundings, not to look up and see what looks very much like a Victorian study. The art in this book reminds me of high school One of the best parts is a pictorial with no text, just 50 pictures of cats with the appropriate number included somehow.

Nov 04, Sally Anderson rated it really liked it. In high school when I was really into drawing, cross hatching was my favorite method of shading. I’ve always loved Edward Gorey’s macabre Victorian style art.

Amphigorey again / Edward Gorey

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trivia About Amphigorey Again I guess Gorey had an agent, but you had to wonder what he did. And I still feel scruffy by comparison with the neat little drawings and him and the place. Gorey’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen St.

See, this is also pointless, but sublime. Published April 1st by Mariner Books first published The highlight of this book was “The Sopping Thursday,” the most powerful story of a amohigorey losing his umbrella you will ever see. These seasonal limericks and short stories remind me how versatile Gorey was with the English, and occasionally French, languages. I decided to ‘read’ through a second time, ignoring the words entirely, and just focusing on the art: Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business!


A amphigoret of some of Gorey’s lesser known works. The Blue Aspic – Fan stalks an opera singer; interesting juxtaposition of their fortunes. I haven’t read all the Amphigorey books not that the order of them mattersbut this one happened to be sitting around in my grandma’s house, so If they are round circles, with pupils drawn in, than amphigore is the “cartoony” style.

I love that he only shows about half the creatures.

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Dec 22, Maggie rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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. 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.

Narratives are very hard to figure out, and I feel like some of the stories would make great writing prompts because there is so much that is not filled in. At times totally disturbing, and at other times perfectly charming.