[Sca-cooks] OT, OOP: Edward Gorey, was Child safing

edoard at medievalcookery.com edoard at medievalcookery.com
Tue Aug 19 13:05:25 PDT 2008

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius" 
> I think my fave, from the ones that never made it into the big  
> collections (AFAIK) is a _relatively_ recent one called "The Loathsome  
> Couple". Lines that leap out at the reader include, "It was during  
> that winter that he caught the cold that afterwards never left him,"  
> and, "They spent the better part of the afternoon murdering the child  
> in various ways."

That sounds awfully familiar - I'm pretty sure it's in one of the
Amphigorey books. [checking]  Yup, Amphigorey Also.

I'm particularly fond of "The Inanimate Tragedy" with its pins &

- Doc

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