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The Haunted Tea-Cosy

A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas

by Edward Gorey

  • 350 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7362457M
ISBN 100151004153
ISBN 109780151004157
OCLC/WorldCa40146254

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Edward Gorey's first book in 25 years, The Haunted Tea-Cosy is a classic work from that magnificently morbid master. The plot of this "dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas" revolves around one Edmund Gravel, an Edwardian Scrooge whose attempt to slice a stale fruitcake unleashes an assortment of guilt-inducing ghosts/5(56).

The Haunted Tea-Cosy is an excellent re-imagining of Dickens' A Christmas Carol from the morbid mind of Edward Gorey. Noted miser of Lower Spigot, Edmund Gravel, unleashes three Christmas ghosts while attempting to cut a stale fruitcake.4/5. The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® Gorey has never been funnier or more “impossible to resist” (Boston Herald) than in this peculiar retelling of Charles Dickens’ Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelpPages: The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas.

Gorey has never been funnier or more “impossible to resist” (Boston Herald) than in this peculiar retelling of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey (, Hardcover) The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable).

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The Haunted Tea Cozy Display Easily the most bizarre of the holiday books, Gorey's antic retelling of Dickens's A Christmas Carol, which first appeared in the New York Times Magazine last year. Edmund Gravel, known as the Recluse of Lower Spigot, is preparing to take tea by himself on Christmas Eve.

Just as he is waiting for the week's teabag to steep, the tea-cosy twitches and from beneath it. The Haunted Tea Cosy; A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey was published in hardcover with an illustrated dust wrapper in by Harcourt Brace & Company, New York.

The Haunted Tea Cosy is a parody of Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol, and introduces the Bahhum Bug, who will also appear in Mr. Gorey's final story was commissioned by the New York. Synopsis Edmund Gravel, known as the Recluse of Lower Spigot, is preparing to take tea by himself on Christmas Eve.

Just as he is waiting for the week's teabag to steep, the tea-cosy twitches and from beneath it leaps a creature - the Bahhum Bug. Then they are joined by the Ghost of Christmas s: A sequel to The Haunted Tea-Cosy, I actually read this one first.

I got in an Edward Gorey mood and got a handful of his tiny books from the library. This was the first one I read. As with The Haunted Tea-Cosy, the art style seemed slightly less detailed than I'm used to from Gorey, but the book was fun.

I liked this one best of the two, mostly /5(40). The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas Gorey, Edward Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, N.Y. U.S.A. Buy The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey online at Alibris.

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The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas is a picture book for adults, based on the cartoons first published in the December issue of the New York Times Magazine, Bloomsbury picked it up in an early-Internet era to introduce Gorey to British readers.

This was therefore Gorey’s second-to-last book. The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas Edward Gorey Published by Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, NY (). The Haunted Tea-Cosy. New York: Harcourt Brace, First Edition.

Hardcover. 8vo. Illustrated boards. Illustrated dust jacket. Unpaginated. Very minor shelf wear. This is a first edition children's book written and illustrated by Edward Gorey. November “Don’t even ask me about my favorite movies!”. Edward Gorey exclaims near the end of our conversation about The Haunted Tea-Cosy, his first major book in nearly 25 years.

ubIt’s an irresistible invitation. So Edward Gorey rattles off an impressive list that begins with early Alfred Hitchcock (“His later films got so bloated, don’t you think?”) and ends with Jackie Chan’s. Click to read more about The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey.

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Get this from a library! The haunted tea-cosy: a dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas. [Edward Gorey] -- In his Preface to "A Christmas Carol", Charles Dickens wrote that he tried "to raise the Ghost of an Idea" with readers and trusted that it would "haunt their house pleasantly".

In .The Haunted Tea Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas - Edward Gorey New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., First edition.item 6 The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas 6 - The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas.

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