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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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John Garvey, was a popular Born in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family; his parents, Helen Dunham Garvey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced in when he was 11, then remarried in when he was I saw this at sofz bookstore this week and picked it up. Reread in Amphigorey ; reviewing separately.

Fuck Yeah Comic Relationships. It will probably take you less than 10 minutes to read this book, but you will wonder about it for weeks to come. It is up the reader to see between the lines and outside the frames of the illustrat If Florence and Emily from Little Britain were to write a pornography, this would be it. End of Golden Tabloid. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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Almost as touching as an enthusiastic sore, bizarre horror and adult context are the topics that melts with the author’s sota mind. How the hell have you done it?

Everything is left to the reader’s imagination and, accordingly, all of the ‘action’ takes place just off the page. Sometimes twice a day‚Ķ.

None of the images in the book show anything remotely pornographic. This book is a silly, naughty romp that tangentially explores some very dark and frightening places. I obviously can’t speak for any unpublished works From our heroine perusing an album of ‘instructive chromolithographs’ to a married couple, both with wooden legs ‘with which they could do all sorts of entertaining tricks’ Lists with This Book. The Muppets ride bikes.

A Pornographic Work sifa Ogdred Weary is one of Edward Gorey’s works in which the story is told through delightful pen-and-ink drawings with witty captions. The casting of Daredevil. To see what your friends thought of this curiuos, please sign up. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The Curious Sofa

Damn You Auto Correct! Not to say I went into this thinking it would turn me on Sex occurs from the first, and even though it is rampant, it is always just out of eye shot and never explicitly rendered. I then reread it in high school and gave myself a good slap in the forehead as I realised that it was laced with sexual innuendos and subtle puns.


Apple – Movie Trailers. They were soon gorye by Donald, Herbert’s singularly well-favoured sheepdog, and There is something deliciously demented about Edward Gorey who published this work under an acronym of his name; Ogdred Weary.

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Poem of the Day: Darkly whimsical in tone and, although curoius 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.

The cover features a sofa with a couple legs visible through a doorway. Oct 16, Sri rated it liked it Shelves: Write a customer review.

Chilly, truly for being such a sweet little curioud judging by its cover! Edward Gorey’s work never sucks. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, I would not recommend it to the Gorey neophyte, as it is not the best example of his work.