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    • Born to Be Posthumous

    • The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey
    • By: Mark Dery
    • Narrated by: Adam Sims
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense. From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth. An eccentric, a gregarious recluse, an enigmatic auteur of whimsically morbid masterpieces, yes - but who was the real Edward Gorey behind the Oscar Wildean pose?

    Regular price: $29.65

    • England My England

    • Anglophilia Explained
    • By: Mark Dery
    • Narrated by: Mark Ashby
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Downton Abbey has brought out the Anglophile in American fans of the hit TV series. But Anglophilia has a long history in America. Why are some native-born residents of our Shining City Upon a Hill, where All Men Are Created Equal, seduced by the fluting tones of manor-born privilege? At last, Anglophilia explained - in American, thank you.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Qualifies as my most irritating Audible purchase

    • By Emily on 02-23-14

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Born to Be Posthumous

    • The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey
    • By: Mark Dery
    • Narrated by: Adam Sims
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense. From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth. But who was this man, who lived with over 20,000 books and six cats, who roomed with Frank O'Hara at Harvard?

    Regular price: $15.81