The Willowdale Handcar: or the Return of the Black Doll

The Willowdale Handcar: or the Return of the Black Doll

By:  Edward Gorey

In this enigmatic, surreal, wonderfully entertaining tale, three mysterious figures set out from Willowdale, traveling by handcar. On the way to nowhere in particular they pass a number of odd characters and observe a series of baffling phenomena, from a house burning down in a field to a palatial mansion perched precariously on a bluff.

At once deeply vexing and utterly hilarious, darkly mysterious and amusingly absurd, The Willowdale Handcar is vintage Edward Gorey.

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  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780151010356

  • ISBN-10: 0151010358

  • Pages: 64

  • Price: $10.00

  • Publication Date: 10/06/2003

  • Carton Quantity: 48

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Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) wrote and illustrated such popular books as The Doubtful Guest, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Headless Bust. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey's Dracula. Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery! since 1980.
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    PRAISE FOR EDWARD GOREY

    "Dark masterpieces of surreal morality . . . beautifully depicted."-Vanity Fair

    "A master of a genre of graphic storytelling [and] a brilliant draftsman."-The New York Times Book Review

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780151010356

  • ISBN-10: 0151010358

  • Pages: 64

  • Price: $10.00

  • Publication Date: 10/06/2003

  • Carton Quantity: 48

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