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Title: The Strange Case of Edward Gorey <>Binding: Hardcover <>Author: AlexanderTheroux <>Publisher: FantagraphicsBooks
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This is a loving memoir of a singular artist, written by a best friend, one of the most talented novelists in America.
An addictively readable book, stuffed with scandalous morsels of gossip, piquant table talk (Gorey and Theroux were friends), the author's staircase wit, and his sharply perceptive insights into the mind and art of the incalculable, eccentric Gorey. A poisoned bon-bon of a book. To be read aloud to a friend, in bed, with a glass of absinthe on the night table.--Mark Dery
The Strange Case of Edward Gorey revels in Gorey's intelligence, wit, and marvelous eccentricities.--Alex Beam
Alexander Theroux is an award-winning novelist, poet, and teacher whose prose works include Laura Warholic or, The Sexual Intellectual, Estonia, and the two artist monographs The Strange Case of Edward Gorey and The Enigma of Al Capp. His novel Darconville's Cat was chosen by Anthony Burgess as one of the 99 greatest post-war novels. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and children.
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