Amphigorey (Perigee) by Edward Gorey

By Edward Gorey

A suite of the Edward Gorey`s haunting and surreal photo tales and verses: The Unstrung Harp, The directory Attic, The uncertain visitor, The Object-Lesson, The malicious program ebook, The deadly Lozenge, The Hapless Shild, The Curious couch, The Willowdale Handcar, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Insect God, The West Wing, The Wuggly Ump, The Sinking Spell, The remembered stopover at.

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Page iii May Days By Samuel F. Pickering, Jr. University of Iowa Press Iowa City Page iv University of Iowa Press, Iowa City 52242 Copyright (c) 1988 by the University of Iowa All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America No part of this book may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, without permission in writing from the publisher. " He further wishes to acknowledge his debt to the storytelling ability of Will R.

In just two weeks I sifted through the contents of the barn. Before going to Nova Scotia I hoped that studying nature would somehow transport me beyond ordinary concerns. Now, digging through the piles in the barn, I was happy, deep in the stuff of daily living. From a clump of rusting gears, tools, tin cans, and old tea kettles, I removed a black glue pot and a crimping iron with "Geneva Hand Fluter" stamped on it and packed them in a box to take home to use as doorstops. Not everything I thought about using was usable.

Occasionally when identifying a flower was difficult and I consulted three or four books, I told myself that I was doing original research. Whenever I found delicate flowers whose names seemed bumbling consorts, I felt a rush of pleasure, almost as if I unearthed forgotten truth. Frequently I renamed the flower. Hedge bindweed, a pink and white member of the morning glory family, became riverwater pink. Of course in celebrating names for themselves, I dissociated them from flowers. Consequently I was rarely able to pin the correct name on a flower two days after first identifying it.

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