Thumbs up for The Epiplectic Bicycle by Edward Gorey. Poetry.

Marvelous. I love the way the characters appear to be continually in a state of falling over, regardless of whether they actually are or not.

They took a wrong turning and before they knew it, were entering a vast barn;it was too dark to hear anything;it fell down as they came out the other end.

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Thumbs up for The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey. Poetry.

Well, it’s Edward Gorey. You know who he is, right? Twisted, clever, hilarious, unique? Again, as always.

‘I am the Spectre of Christmas that Never Was,’ it muttered, ‘and I have come to show you Affecting Scenes.’

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