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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20  ·  rating details  ·  30 ratings  ·  5 reviews
31 pages
Published 1971 by Fantod Press
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Sally Tarbox
"Seventy-nine years ago there were three cousins", 23 Oct 2014

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I love this tale of three merry orphans, a boy and two girls (wonderful picture of him prancing about with a tambourine, while one girl high-kicks and the other is falling through window!) One day, while beachcombing, an argument leads to a fatality...the victim is buried in the "field known as the Rabbits' Restroom" (very obvious from picture why) and Drin
Huda AbuKhoti
ok three people died here Huda.. you should be sad, you should feel uncomfortable.. why can't you stop laughing!!?? hahaha

That is an Edward Gorey's for sure.
Spooky, strange, sad, misplaced, out of time and artistic. Let´s read it again.
Very macabre, short, but still good.
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Born in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family; his parents, Helen Dunham Garvey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced in 1936 when he was 11, then remarried in 1952 when he was 27. One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca. His father was briefly a journalist. Gorey's maternal great-grandmother, Helen St. John Garvey, was a popular ...more
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