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Again (Paperback) collects a glorious abundance of Edward Gorey’s droll humor, offbeat characters, and previously unpublished.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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Some of his works with other authors is less whimsical, more unfathomable, but not in a good, dark, absurd way he normally works.

I loathe useless crochet things, so useless and annoying and cluttering and in the way! I just got this book a few days ago and have had time to go through it. The Awdrey-Gore Legacy – Characters, murder weapons, and locations for an unwritten mystery novel.

Rough sketches and unfinished panels show an ironic and singular mind at againn. Mar 03, Schmacko rated it really liked it. Jessica was very rash; A passing boater heard the splash. New Condition varies from Fine to Near Fine. A compact epic, a touching and vivid portrayal, it is all text. But it is The Admonitory Hippopotamus I am especially fond.

Amphigorey Again– book review

Several popular titles may have been excluded because they were collaborations or movable or cut-apart books, thereby tough to represent in 2D.


Or, The Black Doll’s Imbroglio – a work of wicked nonsense arranged as a choose-you-own-adventure and featuring surreal settings, vindictive toybox grotesques, and prosaic apothegms.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. From tohe lived in New York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text. As a child, I was exposed to Mr. The Loathsome Couple – A couple who murders children. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are lots of them.

See 1 question about Amphigorey Again…. Mega Buzz Inc Condition: Apparently this is what Edward Gorey was working on when he died. Selected pages Title Page. The Tuning Fork – Cautionary tale? Gorey draws the best umbrellas. Quite egotistical of me.

Les Afain Utiles – A collection of different urns. This is a wonderful collection of Gorey’s unsettling and humourous brand of post-surrealist words and illustrations, from his weird alphabets to the wierd parodies of detective stories.

Does not come together in the end.

Goreyography Reviews AMPHIGOREY AGAIN from Harcourt Books

Preview — Amphigorey Also by Edward Gorey. Jun 20, Molly rated it really liked it Shelves: His father was briefly a journalist. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey’s Dracula.


Nov 01, Patricia theinfophile rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 20, Amanda rated it it was amazing. Books by Edward Gorey.

Amphigorey Again

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. Anyone worth their weight in salt has seen the Gashleycrumb Tinies, or that indecent one about the couch, but I liked his sort-of choose-your-own-adventure story with the eyeless folk, and his multiple alphabet stories.

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. There is also a plethora of cute, but sad, imaginary animals: Although it may come across as being overly sensitive, I have to say this story alone profoundly affected my ability to enjoy the book in its entirety.

Not quite as good as Amphigorey.

Mar 20, Anna rated it it was ok Shelves: This was my first Edward Gorey book.