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Titre : THE HAPLESS CHILD; Signed By Gorey
Éditeur : Dodd, Mead,., New York
Date d'édition : 1980
Reliure : Hard Cover
Illustrateur : Edward Gorey
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good
Signé : Signed by Author
pict. paper over boards, unpaginated, Re-issue of 1961 Edit., (62 pp), light edge wear, d.j. lightly worn at edges, signed on the title page by Gorey. Size: Sm.4to., N° de réf. du libraire LT 2319
Synopsis : In addition to writing and illustrating more than one hundred works, the renowned artist Edward Gorey (1925-2000) was also a playwright, an award-winning set and costume designer, and the creator of the animated introduction to the PBS series Mystery!
This sorry tale of petite Charlotte Sophia's catastrophic, short life is classic Gorey. The poor child is orphaned and treated mercilessly by schoolmates and ruffians alike, and only barely survives--for a time, anyway--by the skin of her baby teeth. Even her doll suffers a gruesome end.
The little girl's journey is perfect fodder for Edward Gorey's brilliant penwork, so detailed and perfectly wrought that it's hard to believe he could master these images at such a small size (the illustrations reproduced in the book are the same size as his original drawings). The Hapless Child is widely regarded as one of Gorey's best books; happily it is now back in print after an absence of many years, so that we can all enjoy weeping for Charlotte Sophia again...and again, and again.
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