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Born to Be Posthumous

The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey

by Mark Dery

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Born to Be Posthumous
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The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey
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Mark Dery

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Reveals the deeply complicated, gregarious and eccentric man whose darkly hilarious and whimsically morbid art filled over a hundred books and illustrated the works of Samuel Beckett, T.S. Eliot, Edward Lear, John Updike and Bram Stoker.