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Publisher Comments:

A charming burlesque concerning an intrepid voyage of epic proportions by the "incredibly sophisticated...stylish and inventive" Edward Gorey (New York Observer). Now available in a special gift edition.

Review:

"Edward Gorey's work is remarkable and mysterious. I find it fascinating." Max Ernst

Review:

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

Synopsis:

The story of an intrepid voyage of epic proportion with a hero unequaled in the annals of literature. Gorey is "a man of enormous erudition . . . an artist and writer of genius" ("The New Yorker").

About the Author

A truly prodigious and original artist, Edward St. John Gorey (1925-2000), gave to the world over one hundred works, including The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Doubtful Guest and The Wuggly Ump; prize-winning set and costume designs for innumerable theater productions from Cape Cod to Broadway; a remarkable number of illustrations in publications such as the New Yorker and the New York Times, and in books by a wide array of authors from Charles Dickens to Edward Lear, Samuel Beckett, John Updike, Virginia Woolf, H.G. Wells, Florence Heide and many others. His well known animated credits for the PBS Mystery series have introduced him to millions of television viewers. Gorey's masterful pen and ink illustrations and his ironic, offbeat humor have brought him critical acclaim and an avid following throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780151003143
Author:
Gorey, Edward
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Art - Cartooning
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
7 x 4-5/8

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Product details 64 pages Harcourt - English 9780151003143 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Edward Gorey's work is remarkable and mysterious. I find it fascinating."
"Review" by , "Dark masterpieces of surreal morality...beautifully depicted."
"Synopsis" by , The story of an intrepid voyage of epic proportion with a hero unequaled in the annals of literature. Gorey is "a man of enormous erudition . . . an artist and writer of genius" ("The New Yorker").

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