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Again (Paperback) collects a glorious abundance of Edward Gorey’s droll humor, offbeat characters, and previously unpublished.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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It evidently had a place in American culture, but from the British context it seems unplaceable, except as a play on Hilaire Belloc. This was another collection of previously printed works by Gorey that probably cannot be obtained anywhere else, unless reprint editions were done. Buck churned out some crappy verse. amphigorrey
Clot in the Maladroit Islands. But it is The Admonitory Hippopotamus I am especially fond. Jul 31, Bonnie rated it really liked it Shelves: Another reason, surely, that many think EG seemed British; instead he was one of those New Englanders more English than most real Englishmen.
No trivia or quizzes yet. There is also a plethora of cute, but sad, imaginary animals: As a child, I was exposed to Mr. Jul 21, Vicki Moutoux rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Figbash is acrobatic, topiaries are tragic, hippopotami are admonitory, and galoshes are remorseful in this celebra- tion of a unique talent that never fails to delight, amuse, and confound.
Nov 27, Buck rated it liked it Shelves: This latest collection displays in glorious abundance the offbeat characters and droll humor of Edward Gorey.
Amphigorey Again– book review
This book is a wicked agqin. It has been republished, a compilation of a dozen short graphic books, all peopled with the waif-ish hollow-eyed Victorian men, women, and creatures from his gothic imagination.
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. Until Edward Gorey became a minor Goodreads phenomenon [aside: Sep 13, Ruth rated it really liked it.
Ships from the UK. More of the same weirdness from Gorey.
He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. Want to Read saving…. Und auch in diesem letzten?
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 A compact epic, a touching and vivid portrayal, it is all text. Anyone worth their weight in salt has seen the Gashleycrumb Tinies, Part of what I love about Edward Gorey’s illustrations is that my house was that creepified when I was little.
Darker than Gorey’s usual works because it comes right out and says what it’s about instead of just implying it horribly. Am I the only one who feels like we agqin to talk about The Other Statue?
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. Giltinan, while doing math, Dropped a toaster in the bath.
Jun 13, dianne rated it it was amazing. Gorey, of course, being known for his dark humor, whimsy, and incredibly detailed pen and ink crosshatching. Best dollar I ever spent.
I own several Amphigorey compilations and have lost count of the number of times I’ve read them. Themes, some of which I hadn’t amphigore noticed before: Not wanting to frighten off this rare and delicate creature. Born in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family; his parents, Helen Dunham Amphgorey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced in when he was 11, then remarried in when he was I love that he only shows about half the creatures.