Review: Edward Gorey’s “The Object-Lesson”

by writereaderly

Edward Gorey explores loss and identity. A joy, as always, to peruse.

Where it came from: JH’s Bookshelf
Time & manner of reading: Over the dinner table, with appropriate sniggers
Where it went to: Back home
Reminds me of: The Surrealists’ exquisite corpse games
Who I’d recommend it to: Punters with fancies that enjoy being tickled
Also reading: The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene; The Plumed Serpent by D.H. Lawrence; The Reivers by William Faulkner; Moby Dick by Herman Melville; Gone to Earth by Mary Webb