The Willowdale Handcar: or The Return of the Black Doll by Edward GoreyThe Willowdale Handcar: or The Return of the Black Doll by Edward Gorey

The Willowdale Handcar: or The Return of the Black Doll

byEdward Gorey

Hardcover | October 6, 2003

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In this enigmatic, surreal, wonderfully entertaining tale, three mysterious figures set out from Willowdale, traveling by handcar. On the way to nowhere in particular they pass a number of odd characters and observe a series of baffling phenomena, from a house burning down in a field to a palatial mansion perched precariously on a bluff.At once deeply vexing and utterly hilarious, darkly mysterious and amusingly absurd, The Willowdale Handcar is vintage Edward Gorey.
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...
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Title:The Willowdale Handcar: or The Return of the Black DollFormat:HardcoverPublished:October 6, 2003Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0151010358

ISBN - 13:9780151010356

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PRAISE FOR EDWARD GOREYDark masterpieces of surreal morality . . . beautifully depicted."-Vanity Fair"A master of a genre of graphic storytelling [and] a brilliant draftsman."-The New York Times Book Review "