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Remarkable: Edward Gorey’s The Curious Sofa

She spent five years covering video game development in both San Francisco and London, examining the art, science, and business of the industry, and in was named one of the top most influential women in the game industry. Gorey portrays Alice in every drawing holding or eating grapes. He is an avid toy collector and enjoys playing basketball, mash-ups, karaoke and dark beers.


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Apple – Movie Trailers. There is something deliciously demented about Edward Gorey who published this work under an acronym of his name; Ogdred Weary. Want to Read saving…. The Little Pink Bike Ride. What Insomnia Looks Like. This is a deliciously demented read.

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Oct 22, Sally rated it liked it. It is very funny. Oct 16, Sri rated it liked it Shelves: Two stars for quality illustrations and an interesting attempt. Subscribe To Posts Atom. On November 26th, a mole will land on Mars. One of the confusing things about TCS is that every copy of the first edition has a limitation statement printed on a fake colophon page stating that “this copy is no. Gorey’s books are tiny, strange illustrated books that look like relics of the nineteenth century.


He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. I did, on every cruious page! Should I happen to read said book maybe I’ll get back here and do a review. Posted by ampootozote at 6: From tohe lived in New York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text.

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