The Headless Bust

The Headless Bust : A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium

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"Marvellous, unsettling fun." - "Observer". "Many of Edward Gorey's most fervent devotees think he's: English and dead. Actually, he has never so much as visited either place." - "New Yorker". The inhabitants of the ever-so-popular "Haunted Tea-Cosy" return in a new holiday tale. As we wander off with Edward Gorey into the next millennium our reasons for being here are far from clear. Nevertheless, the master craftsman at his best.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 184 x 184 x 12mm | 250g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0747550395
  • 9780747550396
  • 1,131,453

About Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey is one of the most renowned cartoonists of our time. His distinctive and unsettling work has appeared on many New Yorker covers, and in almost a hundred successful books of his own. He has also illustrated books by John Updike, T.S. Eliot, Edward Lear and Samuel Beckett.
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