The book is a wonderful read with beautiful illustrations.
Edward Gorey's dark subversion of children's alphabet books is a tiny book guaranteed to bring a sinister smile to the face of every one with a twisted sense of humor.
We laugh now, but books like this were actually read to young children to warn them of the woes of society and the wages of living like children.
hysterical and wonderful... Found a copy of this, for all to read...in Jerome, AZ, at a funky little restaurant, called the Bordello...great food. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Patti Martin
I first became acquainted with Gorey watching PBS Mystery years ago with my son. The alphabet books remain charmingly bizarre and I have given this copy to my teenage... Read morePublished 1 month ago by kean
I bought this for my "Goth" niece's baby shower. She is always trying to shock us with her strange pale make up, black hair and clothing style. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elaine