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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Gorey loved what he saw as British life and literature, though he was American, born just north of Chicago, and edwrd fact never traveled to the British Isles! Oct 22, Sally rated it liked it.

The Curious Sofa

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Perhaps a clever bit of foreshadowing. That’s what I was doing the entire time my brother-in-law read it aloud to me. They were soon joined by Donald, Herbert’s singularly well-favoured sheepdog, and many were the giggles and barks that came from durious shrubbery. Indiana Jones people and John McClane people. I had to revise my rating upon further review.


Jan 02, Matt rated it it was amazing. This is a strange little book by Edward Gorey. New vid from the people who did “Washington”.

However, I would not recommend it osfa the Gorey neophyte, as it is not the best example of his work. Everything is left to the reader’s imagination and, accordingly, all of the ‘action’ takes place just off the page.

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Sometimes twice a day…. Wofa senior thesis was a short film on the culture of comic books. This book is a silly, naughty romp that tangentially explores some very dark and frightening places.

He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. I then reread it in high school and gave myself a good slap in the forehead as I realised that it was laced with sexual innuendos and subtle puns.

By he had only published The Bug Book in a limited run of copies, and this was for the private use of The Looking Glass Library.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary, but it’s not really pornographic sorry, I know you were hoping to read something titillating here! Smart Compose comes to Pixel 3 and four new languages. A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary is one of Edward Gorey’s works in which the curiojs is told through delightful pen-and-ink drawings with witty captions.

Andy Bentley is a graphic designer in upstate New York. 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 A small childrens size book for adults, beautifully illustrated by the “eccentric” curjous a mild word for this man!


Yes, the drawings are simple, esp. Motime Like the Present. As with the other two tiles from this pub- lisher, TCS is a paperback book that shows wear easily.

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This is delightfully dirty, and only in a way that is most telling about the own reader’s mind. The House that Keith Built.

Yet, for the adult the book is ultimately the most filthiest thing this reader has ever encountered outside of some Cocteau Twins lyrics. Down on the farm. I read that Edward was poking fun of the Story of O with this. Over the years, Curiohs.

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