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Karen Elizabeth Gordon

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Karen Elizabeth Gordon


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Karen Elizabeth Gordon, who is most well-known for her comic language handbooks The New Well-Tempered Sentence and The Deluxe Transitive Vampire, is also author to a collection of short stories published by Dalkey Archive Press. The Red Shoes and Other Tattered Tales was hailed by many critics as Rabelaisian in its humor.

Gordon resides alternately in Berkeley, California and Paris.

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Average rating: 4.02 · 5,148 ratings · 520 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Deluxe Transitive Vampi...

4.09 avg rating — 1,486 ratings — published 1984 — 9 editions
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The New Well-Tempered Sente...

4.14 avg rating — 794 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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Paris Out of Hand: A Waywar...

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3.92 avg rating — 602 ratings — published 1996
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The Disheveled Dictionary: ...

4.06 avg rating — 202 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Torn Wings and Faux Pas: A ...

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Out of the Loud Hound of Da...

4.02 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1998
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The Ravenous Muse: A Table ...

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3.80 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Red Shoes and Other Tattere...

3.95 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1996
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Intimate Apparel

3.82 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1989
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The Garden of Eternal Swall...

4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1980 — 2 editions
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“All phone calls are obscene.”
Karen Elizabeth Gordon

“She wrapped herself up in an enigma; there was no other way to keep warm.”
Karen Elizabeth Gordon, The Deluxe Transitive Vampire: The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

“We all ended up somewhere with our various uncertain lives flapping about us in tatters and our pockets full of foreign coins.”
Karen Elizabeth Gordon, The Transitive Vampire: A Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager and the Doomed

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