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Edward Gorey

American writer, artist, and illustrator

1925   -   2000

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University
occupation: writer, illustrator, costume designer, puppeteer
award received: Tony Award for Best Costume Design

Edward St. John Gorey (February 22, 1925 – April 15, 2000) was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books. His characteristic pen-and-ink drawings often depict vaguely unsettling narrative scenes in Victorian and Edwardian settings.
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls

1973 juvenile mystery fiction novel by John Bellairs

author: John Bellairs
illustrator: Edward Gorey


The Gashlycrumb Tinies

book by Edward Gorey

author: Edward Gorey


The Doubtful Guest

book by Edward Gorey

author: Edward Gorey


The Pious Infant

picture book by Edward Gorey

author: Edward Gorey


Treehorn's Wish

third book in the Treehorn Trilogy

author: Florence Parry Heide
illustrator: Edward Gorey


The Blue Aspic

author: Edward Gorey

The Listing Attic

author: Edward Gorey

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Book of poems by TS Eliot

author: T. S. Eliot
illustrator: Nicolas Bentley, Edward Gorey, Axel Scheffler

1939 or 1995

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