Somber drawings illustrate short, enigmatic, and macabre tales and rhymes about murders, unusual animals, and mysterious events. Results 1 – 30 of 33 Amphigorey Too by Gorey,Edward and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Amphigorey Too | Books, Comics & Magazines, Non-Fiction | eBay!.

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Aug 02, Vivek Tejuja rated it it was amazing. Por otro lado, observo que desarrolla en sus historias temas de tal forma que me recuerdan a otros que yo he planteado en mis propias pajas mentales.

Others, not so much. I am very much looking forward to the forthcoming biography. It was such a delight to fall into a collection that evoked the same hypnotizing melancholy I felt watching the Mystery! Or maybe he isn’t. It is a collection of 20 tales which have been previously published and this book is an anthology. View all 10 comments. Oct 04, Tyler Hill rated it really liked it Shelves: I really needed a doses of twisted laughs and creepy nonsense.

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”.

Very reminiscent of Edward Lear’s nonsense verse – tale of Emblus Fingby and his feathered friend “The years passed by in pressing weeds And making bell-pulls out of beads. Very enjoyable tale of respectable Miss Squill, assaulted by the Devil who puts his mark on her breast and sends her a little demon. Jun 11, Europa rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 24, Jillian rated it liked it Shelves: And in this set, Gorey used many pennames, And, auctually, this time I thought one of the stories wasn’t by him.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The stories are sarcastic, dead pan, whimsical, bold, gory and above all also quite emotional if read deeper.

Gorey includes a couple of little tales translated from French, with his illustrations. Jul 09, Larissa rated it it was amazing. Although, I’ll probably forget all about it and this is what pe I really needed a doses of twisted laughs and creepy nonsense.

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I guess having a signature Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book. This one is a compendium from many of his former books from — Jan 10, Christopher rated it it was amazing. Although, I’ll probably forget all about it and this ampuigorey what people are going to read for months.

Still, it’s Edward Gorey There are some gems in there. They will take you by surprise and while they seem to be meant for children, they most certainly are not.

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I will admit that I was amazed at this second volume as it is just as disturbing and interesting as the first volume! For Gorey, the writing came before the beautifully entertaining and sometimes disturbing pen and ink drawings that accentuate them so well. I would recommend this book to older children and teens since there is so much disturbing content characters being killed that would disturb smaller children. I had to take what the library had in stock for his stuff.

I’d have to say my fave story in this goo was “The Chinese Obelisks” it was odd at first, because of the double copies smphigorey the book.

A series of multi-panel stories. Didn’t really grab me; little children engaged in ballet and their comments such as “Other companies tooo put on ballets; we dance. So, in addition, the reads get better and more interesting too. Amphigorey Too Perigee Paperback Wonderful collection of twenty Gorey works, most of which I have reviewed individually qv.