Amphigorey Again

Amphigorey Again

By Edward Gorey

Harvest Books, Paperback, 9780156030212, 260pp.

Publication Date: September 2007

This latest collection displays in glorious abundance the offbeat characters and droll humor of Edward Gorey. Figbash is acrobatic, topiaries are tragic, hippopotami are admonitory, and galoshes are remorseful in this celebra- tion of a unique talent that never fails to delight, amuse, and confound. "Amphigorey Again "contains previously uncollected work and two unpublished stories "The Izzard Book," a quirky riff on the letter "Z ," and "La Malle Saignante," a bilingual homage to early French silent serial movies. Rough sketches and unfin- ished panels show an ironic and singular mind at work.

About the Author
Edward Gorey (1925 2000) is famous for the bounty of books he wrote

and illustrated, filling more than one hundred works with his unique

humor and distinctly crosshatched characters.

Praise For Amphigorey Again

PRAISE FOR AMPHIGOREY AGAIN "The meticulous draftsmanship crowding every frame, along with the hilariously overloaded cast of characters, contrasts with the void that is the story's central mystery: not the disappearance of a cherished heirloom . . . but the absence of a coherent plot. A seemingly linear narrative reveals itself as a string of evocative non sequiturs. There's rarely a punch line in Goreyland, just an elegant withdrawal into artifice."--Los Angeles Times