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Sopping Thursday
By Edward Gorey

The Sopping Thursday

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Sopping Thursday by Edward Gorey

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An umbrella is missing. A man is distressed. A thief scampers over rooftops. A child is in danger. A Harangued salesclerk weeks. A dog saves the day. The intriguing story of The Sopping Thursday is unlike any other Edward Gorey book, both because of its unique gray-and black illustrations and because it has a happy ending (if one is to dismiss any worry about the child featured inthe last frame). In just thirty imags and thirty short lines of text, Gorey manages to create a complex tableau of characters and a plot worthy of film noir. Long out of print, this new edition is faithful to the size of Gorey's original drawings and wisely refrains from offering any editorial commentary...except to say this Gorey jewel is--to quote the eminent literary critic Edmund Wilson---A brilliant discovery.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764944697
ISBN-10: 076494469X
Format: Hardback
(165mm x 216mm x 10mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Pomegranate Communications Inc,US
Publisher: Pomegranate Communications Inc,US
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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