Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Edward St. John Gorey, a true original
The master of the droll, mordant, and macabre has been featured in book news lately because of Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer. These sample envelopes show what corresponding with a friend and collaborator possessing such a quirky imagination entailed.
The Dwindling Party, et al. (he produced more than 100). Although, sadly, we have no Goreys at present, may we assuage any yen for humorous drawings we've aroused with The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker? Here's a sampling:
This just in: we have Edward Gorey notecards! Yippee! Plus a 10% off sale that lasts until the end of today.