The Epiplectic Bicycle by Edward GoreyThe Epiplectic Bicycle by Edward Gorey

The Epiplectic Bicycle

byEdward Gorey

Hardcover | June 15, 1998

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A charming burlesque concerning an intrepid voyage of epic proportions by the 'incredibly sophisticated . . . stylish and inventive' Edward Gorey ( New York Observer ). Now available in a special gift edition.
Edward Gorey (1925-2000) wrote and illustrated such popular books as The Doubtful Guest, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Headless Bust. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey's Dracula. Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery...
Title:The Epiplectic BicycleFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:64 pages, 4.63 × 7 × 0.42 inShipping dimensions:4.63 × 7 × 0.42 inPublished:June 15, 1998Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0151003149

ISBN - 13:9780151003143

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Through strange, sparse images Edward Gorey reveals a way of looking at the world that makes it hard to look away. Epiplectic Bicycle doesn't make a lot of sense but nevertheless manages to tell a story that captures your imagination. The dream world of Gorey's twisted mind seems boundless when you browse through this surrealistic book. Although generally thought of as a children's author, his dark humour and grown-up insights continuously appeal to adults with a sense of fun.