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Again (Paperback) collects a glorious abundance of Edward Gorey’s droll humor, offbeat characters, and previously unpublished.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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Showing best matches Show all copies. 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. La Heure Blue – More phrase books, features two dogs in matching tennis sweaters amphigprey appear to be having the kind of conversation that only makes sense to couples.

Refresh and try again. Rafael as a birthday present. Not only is his art gripping, hilarious, inexplicable, and just a little creepy in a schadenfreude sort of way, but the terse, lean writing is perfect.

Amphigorey Again

Jan 07, Kate rated it really liked it. Daniel was a well-known cad Who made a mobbed-up husband mad.

Gobbled this up in a day! Photograph of OUR copy available upon request. Recommended to Leonardo by: However, if the eyes are either hidden, or only dots or slits, then it ampyigorey in the “spooky” style.

It took me awhile to get into the groove of his bizarre writings and illustrations. These seasonal limericks and short stories remind me how versatile Gorey was with the English, and occasionally French, languages.

I like “zeugma” and will be looking for ways to slip i Not quite as good as Amphigorey. They got steadily worse, in my opinion. My Flesh kept singing out, Only to be clobbered by a lout. So bizarre and addicting and brilliant and just plain other. Who, but an over-resourced Brit, could have created “follies” in the first place?


The other unpublished work, La Malle Saignante is wonderfully conceived and realized; I wonder why it never made it to the bookshelves. The Tuning Fork – Cautionary tale? Edward Gorey’s work is strange and interesting. The story could have fallen from a Louis Feuillade notebook, but the artwork is thick with graphic motifs used in earlier works like The West Wing and The Gilded Bat Jun 03, Samantha rated it really liked it Shelves: Has wear to the cover and pages.

I just got this book a few days ago and have had time to go through it. Happy birthday Dylan and lots of wishes to you both! Jan 17, Sylvester rated it liked it Shelves: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt- Art – pages. Absolutely worth a look for fans, but there’s a fair bit of dross here.

Jul 21, Vicki Moutoux rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Most of the works in this book are in the “cartoony” style, and I was more in the mood for his “spooky” style.

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Apr 20, Amanda rated it it was amazing. One can only hope Gorey enjoyed creating these as much as we enjoy soaking them in. Oct 05, Luca Tanaka rated it really liked it Shelves: Account Options Sign in. 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.

His father was briefly a journalist. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Haha, Gorey is truly a weirdo, but an entertaining one at that. I loved the way the pen would leave ruts in the paper of my sketchbook. Does not come together in the end. The Green Beads – Short and pointless, and that’s saying something. But they were made by people, usually relatives, who put time and effort into them so it’s also rather dismissive and cruel to get rid of them. Feb 29, Patrick rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


How I miss his Victorian-tinged surrealism. 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.

I’m not sure I’ll ever quite be able to separate Edward Gorey’s work from the person who introduced me to it – and at least half of this post is about that. The illustrations remind me of the days of PBS Mystery!

It really sticks out on the black backgrounds, but is more subtle on the white or grey ones, often looking like a business card lying on the ground.

Some panels of amphigroey ABC are so poignant.

Amphigorey Also

Please inquire as to specific condition Edition: The best objective way I have for telling them apart is by looking at the eyes of the people. Sep 20, James rated it it was amazing.

Buck churned out some crappy verse. I must admit that I have a love of limericks, they are usually amphigodey clever and funny.