Amphigorey: Fifteen Books
ISBN: 0399504338
EAN13: 9780399504334
Language: English
Pages: 189
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
An illustrated collection of 15 macabre short stories. In this gorgeously detailed volume, American artist and author Edward Gorey accents amphigory (nonsense verse or composition) with his signature cross-hatched pen-and-ink drawings. A mix of poetry and prose, light-hearted and decidedly more morbid storytelling, the book is sure to satisfy both fans of art and lovers of short stories alike. Stories included: The Unstrung Harp The Listing Attic The Doubtful Guest The Object Lesson The Bug Book The Fatal Lozenge The Hapless Child The Curious Sofa The Willowdale Handcar The Gashlycrumb Tinies The Insect God The West Wing The Wuggly Ump The Sinking Spell The Remembered Visit