The Curious Sofa is a classic book by Edward Gorey, published under the pen name Ogdred Weary (an anagram). The book is a “pornographic illustrated. The Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary [Ogdred Weary] on The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey Hardcover $ Curious. 2 graphic a porno- work by. Ogdred. Weary. Page 2. TME. CURIOUS SOFA. Ogared Weary by. Harcourt Brace & Company. New York San Diego.

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The House that Keith Built. Nov 11, Jesse rated it really liked it Shelves: The casting of Daredevil. Happy New Year, you guys! The pseudonym suggests the work must be pornographic — ogrey author is not using his real name.

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The Little Pink Bike Ride. Of course thee never find out what the “very surprising service” is; the next page just suggests another similarly vague sexual act. Dec 24, David Schaafsma rated it it was amazing Shelves: From our heroine perusing an album of ‘instructive chromolithographs’ to a married couple, both “a pornographic work”, October 22, This review is from: He will be sequestered most of September with The Beatles: Playing for Change’s “Stand By Me”.


At the beginning of the story, we find Alice eating grapes in the park when she is approached by Herbert. One of the confusing things about TCS is that every copy of the first edition has a limitation statement printed on a fake colophon page stating that “this copy is no. Jill E Duffy Eats This.

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The Curious Sofa by Edward Gorey

Want to Read saving…. They were soon joined 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.

I had read it as part of a larger collection of his work, and for some reason it is being re-released. Sep 25, Solomon rated it it was amazing.

Remarkable: Edward Gorey’s The Curious Sofa

A Dadaist pornography, where all of the action happens off-page, and all the descriptions are vague and unsuggestive. 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 Trapped eward a World He Never Made. Would you like to write for this blog?

Be chill Cease ill. Of course it wouldn’t be Gorey if the characters didn’t meet a grisly confusing end. How to be a Retronaut. Hardcover64 pages. From tohe lived in New York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text.


In later years he illustrated many children’s books by John Bellairs, as well as books in several series begun by Bellairs and continued by other authors after his death. This title appears in Amphigorey and is currently borey print once again.

It appeals to me. As with the other two tiles from this pub- lisher, TCS is a paperback book that shows wear easily. According to reviews, there is nothing overtly sexual in the illustrations, although innuendos and strategically deployed urns and tree branches abound. The art was interesting and led you to wonder what was going on off frame which further upped the innuendo going on. At the end of the book the sofa is sofw introduced: What is interesting is edwarrd the story leads you to its weird conclusion.

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