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The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Gorey has never been funnier or more “impossible to resist” (Boston Herald) than in this peculiar retelling of Charles Dickenss A Christmas Carol.

Review:

"Mr. Gorey could, no doubt, conjure perversely sinister chuckles from an antimacassar, but a tea-cosy serves just as well. No Gorey admirer should overlook this 'Diversion for Christmas.'" Phoebe-Lou Adams, The Atlantic Monthly

Review:

"As always, Gorey's illustrations are the real draw. His human figures and weird creatures, at once stilted and animated, amuse and titillate us." Booklist

Review:

"Dark masterpieces of surreal morality...beautifully depicted." Vanity Fair

About the Author

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) wrote and illustrated such popular books as The Doubtful Guest, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Headless Bust. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey's Dracula. Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery! since 1980.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780151004157
Author:
Gorey, Edward
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Form - Cartoons & Comics
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Coffee & Tea
Subject:
Tea
Subject:
Ghost stories
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
Cartoons
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Christmas stories
Subject:
Beverages - Coffee & Tea
Subject:
Cartoons
Subject:
Comics & Cartoons
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Form - Comic Strips & Cartoons
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Art - Cartooning
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19981031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
7.5 x 7.5 in 0.59 lb

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Product details 64 pages Harcourt - English 9780151004157 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Mr. Gorey could, no doubt, conjure perversely sinister chuckles from an antimacassar, but a tea-cosy serves just as well. No Gorey admirer should overlook this 'Diversion for Christmas.'"
"Review" by , "As always, Gorey's illustrations are the real draw. His human figures and weird creatures, at once stilted and animated, amuse and titillate us."
"Review" by , "Dark masterpieces of surreal morality...beautifully depicted."
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