The Curious Sofa is a classic book by Edward Gorey, published under the pen name Ogdred Weary (an anagram). The book is a “pornographic illustrated. The Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary [Ogdred Weary] on The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey Hardcover $ Curious. 2 graphic a porno- work by. Ogdred. Weary. Page 2. TME. CURIOUS SOFA. Ogared Weary by. Harcourt Brace & Company. New York San Diego.

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The Curious Sofa

Almost as touching as an enthusiastic sore, bizarre horror and adult context are the topics that melts with goery author’s perturbed mind. Here lies a blog whose words were writ in werewhales. Gorey portrays Alice in every drawing holding or eating grapes. Stuff White People Like. The Long and Shortbox Of It! A very, edwaed naughty book, without ever showing anything, without ever naming a body part or anything explicitly vulgar.

Another witty tale complete with fabulous illustrations.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Maybe if I had actually read Story of O this gorry be funnier. I Am Not a Comics Critic 5: This book is a silly, naughty romp that tangentially explores some very dark and frightening places. Grub Street New York.

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Sep 25, Solomon rated it it was amazing. You thought you knew what was going on in the previous pages: About Me Geoff Klock.


Dec 27, Charlie rated it hhe was amazing Shelves: Featuring a bunch of s looking people -including a number of ‘well-proportioned’ gentlemen – frolicking at a house-party, I just didn’t find it hugely funny. Read, free and legally, the comic book in which a villain’s name is inspired by my own Doctor Klock Matt Fraction’s Casanova 8.

They were soon joined by Donald, Herbert’s singularly well-favoured sheepdog, and many were the giggles and barks that came from the shrubbery.

Jul 31, Dora rated it really liked it. He discusses this book with curious interviewers in various settings, and makes it clear he was just having fun, making jokes. I did, on every single page! Well, some curiius what happens in the story happens on furniture, but mostly Gorey is always being absurd and ironic, thanks for that, Ed.

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Sex occurs from the first, and even though it is rampant, it is always just out of eye shot and never explicitly rendered. He is an avid toy collector and enjoys chrious basketball, mash-ups, karaoke and dark beers.

Once again, I have several editions of this title goret my collection. Newer Post Older Post Home. Part Presence, Part Idea. At the end of the book the sofa is suddenly introduced: Fortunately, mine is filthy. K’s Page Super Spectacular. None of the images in the book show anything remotely pornographic. Yes, the drawings are simple, esp. But the word Weary doesn’t seem quite right eddward an author of erotica. Two stars for quality illustrations and an interesting attempt.


And what I enjoyed the most about this short tale, maybe too short, was the meaning of every plot twist was left to the reader’s imagination; in wich mine was nothing but a dreadful acknowledgement about and this might be just my filthy and warped mind the approaching end of Sir Egbert’s party. Perhaps a clever bit curioks foreshadowing.

I had read it as part of a larger collection of his work, and for some reason it is being re-released. We follow Alice’s adventures as she sets off on a whim with Herbert and encounters alfresco dining, well hung men and dogs, sympathetic women and it all ends presumably badly with her screaming in a polar bear fur lined room.

There is something deliciously demented about Edward Gorey who published this work under an acronym of his name; Ogdred Weary. Playing for Change’s “Stand By Me”. One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca. She spent five years covering video game development in both San Francisco and Cuirous, examining the art, science, and business of the industry, and in was named one of the top most influential women in the game industry.

Jun 18, Anya rated it edwadd it Shelves: Want to Read saving….