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In , using his anagram pen name, Gorey published The Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary — a delightfully dark. Curious. 2 graphic a porno- work by. Ogdred. Weary. Page 2. TME. CURIOUS SOFA. Ogared Weary by. Harcourt Brace & Company. New York San Diego. One of Edward Gorey best works is The Curious Sofa. Gorey’s books are tiny, strange illustrated books that look like relics of the nineteenth.

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Aug 15, Eddie Watkins rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He considers himself an Indiana Jones person Jill Duffygirl reporter, is a professional writer goreu editor in New York.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I innocently picked it up at the tender goreu of 5 or 6 it was lying around at someone’s place for some reasonnot knowing what the P word meant yet and I skimmed through the book as though it was a REAL children’s book.

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Lah tidak ada gambar yang porno: Sep 25, Solomon rated it it was amazing.

According to reviews, there is nothing overtly sexual in the illustrations, although innuendos cjrious strategically deployed urns and tree branches abound. Those are all books from his most fruitful style of the late s and highly recommended reading. Twelve Essays on Watchmen. Read, free and legally, the comic book in which a villain’s name is inspired by my own Doctor Klock Matt Fraction’s Casanova 8.

In later years he illustrated many children’s books by John Bellairs, as well as books in gorry series begun by Bellairs and continued by other authors after his death.

The Little Pink Bike Ride. Although he would frequently state that his formal art training was “negligible”, Gorey studied art for one semester at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago ineventually becoming a professional illustrator.

Darkly whimsical in tone and, although certainly not explicit, concerning a slightly more adult subject matter than the rest of Gorey’s work, ‘The Curious Sofa’ follows the adventures of a particularly open-minded young lady called Alice and alludes to all manner of compromising situations, ranging from a romp with a sheepdog to an encounter with a married couple who both have wooden legs.

Astor-Honor Inc February 1, Language: With drawings more like sketches this is far from my favorite Gorey, but it is a deliciously risque forest of euphemisms.

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It is what’s implied that makes this little book hilarious: Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

I read that Edward ckrious poking fun of the Story of O with this. Mar 16, Vivian Zhang rated it liked it. The book is full of ambigous references to exotic sex acts, but nothing is ever explicitly shown or described.

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Down on the farm. Featuring a bunch of s looking people -including a number of ‘well-proportioned’ gentlemen – frolicking at a house-party, I just didn’t find it hugely funny.

He discusses this book with curious interviewers in various settings, and makes it clear he was just having fun, making jokes. Email Me get an email button. Edward is even better in my mind now. Dec 27, Charlie rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s a dirty little quickie for book lovers. I don’t deserve to wear my “Perverted and Proud” badge anymore. By he had only published The Bug Book in a limited run of copies, and this was for the private use of The Looking Glass Edwars. Despite being a self-proclaimed ‘pornographic work’, ‘The Curious Sofa’ is a surprisingly subtle and, considering it comes from the brain of Edward Gorey, unsurprisingly amusing yarn.

It is a cunning edard very dark parable on the power of the sexual imagination, and striking proof of that old Cosmo cliche that the brain is the biggest sexual organ of all. A recent interview re: