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ISBN13: 9780151003136
ISBN10: 0151003130
Condition: Standard
Dustjacket: None
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A vaguely sinister comedy of manners by beloved artist Edward Gorey
 
Told in a set of fourteen rhyming couplets, The Doubtful Guest is the story of a solemn, mysterious, outdoor creature, dressed rather ordinarily in sneakers and a scarf, who appears on a winter night at a family's Victorian home and never leaves again. Gorey's eerie and charming illustrations accompany the verses, making this an enjoyably strange (and strangely enjoyable) read for all ages.

Synopsis:

“An artist and writer of genius” (New Yorker) gives us a small-format edition of one of his favorite tales-a deliciously twisted comedy of manners.

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.

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ISBN:
9780151003136
Author:
Gorey, Edward
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Form - Cartoons & Comics
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
Techniques - Pen & Ink Drawing
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Art - Artists
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
4.63 x 7 in 0.26 lb

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