The Labyrinthine

April 22, 2010

The Gashlycrumb Tinies

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E is for Earnest who choked on a peach.

N is for Neville who died of ennui.

S is for Susan who perished of fits.

The Gashlycrumb Tinies – Published in 1963 and still as thrilling and lovely as the first time I came upon it, are the macabre illustrations by Edward Gorey.

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