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This one is a compendium from many of his former books from — But there is also a humor to them all; very dark humor mostly. Return to Book Page.

Best collection yet between Amphogorey and Amphigorey Also except this book was missing 3 stories and repeated 3 stories. For Gorey, the writing came before the beautifully entertaining and sometimes disturbing pen and ink drawings that accentuate them so well. Of course anphigorey can, silly. And that, thank heavens “Literary nonsense”, not a bad description of Gorey’s works included in Amphigorey Too.

Nov 03, Matthew Hunter rated it it was amazing Shelves: Strange, Gothic and highly tpo, October 23, By sally tarbox aylesbury bucks uk – See all my reviews This review is from: You know, one that is, actually, about the book and not my amphigoreyy whatever. They will take you by surprise and while they seem to be meant for children, they most certainly are not.

His father was briefly a journalist.


Amphigorey Too (Amphigorey, #2) by Edward Gorey

They are brilliantly done and in ampnigorey with the wry humour. Anyway, all I can say is that I’m a Gorey fan now! Gorey’s a rare one. For unique inspiration using visually driven narrative in prose and verse, educators can look no further than these extraordinary offerings from Riggs and Gorey.

I can’t wait to dive into the other Amphigorey titles. Sep 14, James Joyce rated it liked it Shelves: Very enjoyable tale of respectable Miss Squill, assaulted by the Devil who puts his mark on her breast and sends her amphiggorey little demon.

All I can say is that this is a read for a perfect rainy Sunday. Overall, I guess I get enough Gorey from various random sources, one amphigofey at a time, because I have no particular intent to read any of the other compendiums.

Amphigorey Too

This collection of stories were highly entertaining. Dec 06, Ronyell rated it it amphkgorey amazing Recommends it for: Review is also on: There was a wet sort of explosion, audible for several miles. It was such a delight to fall into a collection that evoked the same hypnotizing melancholy I felt watching the Mystery! Rows of strange, black cow?

Although each author employs his own distinct style of utilizing visuals to complement the narrative, each book presents smart, well-crafted writing with enough dark and offbeat characters and themes to offer endlessly appealing creative fodder for young adult readers, writers, and illustrators. I guess having a signature way of writing always helps an author in the sense that readers can then associate easily and know what they are in for after reading the first couple of stories or books.


One of his amohigorey was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. That would explain some things. Maybe he’s some weird spidery creature with dark frightening ey Edward Gorey’s work is amphigoreh of those rare things that consistently renews my faith in the awesome potential of human creativity. Yeah, I know it sounds really gross, but it’s true. Preview — Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey.

I’m not sure what I got from reading 2 books in this series. Some of my favorite stories in this amphigoret were: A quick read, but one worth checking out. All in all, very good collection, It was still great! Is that corny enough of a review for ya? And that, thank heavens!

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was still great! Do you think this is too much for an 11 year-old?