a preponderance of punctuation marks (reedrover) wrote,
a preponderance of punctuation marks
reedrover

Books: The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey

The Gashlycrumb Tinies, by Edward Gorey. Children's horror. Hardback, 26 pages.

This is Gorey's illustrated alphabet book. It starts "A is for Amy who fell down the stairs." Some of the concepts were quite cute, and others were just odd. I mean, really, who plays mumbly peg with an awl?

I recommend it to people with sick and twisted senses of humor who can joke about odd ways of dying.

Books for 2013
Tags: books
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments