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I can’t wait to dive into the other Amphigorey titles.
Yeah, I know it sounds really gross, but it’s true. Little Zooks, of whom no on was fond, They shot towards the roof and beyond; The infant’s trajectory passed him over the rectory, And into a lily-choked pond. Impresionante, todo un divertido culto a la muerte desde la macabra perspectiva de Edward Gorey. I’m not sure what I got from reading 2 books in this series.
Not much to add to this one. To ask other readers questions about Amphigorey Tooplease sign up. So, in addition, the reads get better and more interesting too. They will take you by surprise and while they seem to be meant for children, they most certainly are not.
If weird, disturbing stories suit you, then you’ll ttoo a blast with these 20 gems. All I can say is that this is a read for a perfect rainy Sunday.
Amphigorey Too Perigee Paperback Wonderful collection of twenty Gorey works, most of which I have reviewed individually qv. Some of Gorey’s stories are interesting, some are mildly disturbing like the dead child on the side of the road, who was saved from being abused at the orphanageand some are just Look up any and all unfamiliar words from the The Nursery Frieze.
One of the selections kind of piqued my interest. Do you think this is too much for an 11 year-old? Amphigorey Too is a collection of 20 short, illustrated tales and poems if you’re not familiar with Gorey’s work check thisplus the earlier unpublished first version of “The Chinese Obelisks” another alphabet amphigoreyy – Gorey’s sketches for the final version I was pretty excited to discover this.
Others, not so much. For Gorey fans – a feast! Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book.
A series of multi-panel stories. As proof, this omnibus edition ends with the following limerick: Jun 11, Europa rated it really liked it Shelves: Gorey’s one of our favourite writers, and we enjoy reading him together.
My favourite of the whole book, following ampphigorey sanctimonious little tot: This collection of stories were highly amphigoey. All in all, very good collection, It was still great! I guess having a signature Amphigorey Too is a wonderfully strange book. Trivia About Tko Too A It serves a purpose, I guess, since copies of the original books are almost unavailable or prohibitively expensive. Overall, I guess I get enough Gorey from various random sources, one panel at a time, because I have no particular intent to read any of the other compendiums.
Apr 11, Amanda rated it it was amazing. Or maybe he isn’t. It was still great! I find him fascinating. So witty, so darkly humorous and mocking. Although, I’ll probably forget all about it and this is what people are going to read for months.
Pleasing in a macabre way. This is the second collection four total of Edward Gorey shorts. And in this set, Gorey used many pennames, And, auctually, this time I thought one of the stories wasn’t by him. I am very much looking forward to the forthcoming biography.
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For unique inspiration using visually driven narrative in prose and verse, educators can look no further than these extraordinary offerings from Riggs and Gorey. Best collection yet between Amphogorey and Amphigorey Also except this book was missing 3 stories and repeated 3 stories. At start and finish, Amphigorey Too has babies flying through the air and meeting gruesome ends. Seuss, guiding readers gleefully through darkly romantic worlds where death, madness, and other unfortunate circumstances are simply conditions of life.
And that, thank heavens! Desde luego no deja indiferente.
Not one of his best. Cuando lees a Amphigoreyy has de tener clara una cosa: Death and more death. View all 3 comments. John Garvey, was a popular Born in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family; his parents, Helen Dunham Garvey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced apmhigorey when he was 11, then remarried in when he was 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.