BK-'The Remembered Visit' by Edward Gorey
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About this Item
A Story Taken from Life
On a long trip abroad, Gorey's young Drusilla is introduced to high art and gourmet meals. She gamely tries to appreciate the museums, rich food, and architectural wonders that delight her parents, only to find herself drifting along in a puzzling world. But then Miss Skrim-Pshaw takes her for tea with Mr Crague, a sockless, elderly man with a notable past, and their brief encounter is what will haunt Drusilla years later. Her casual promise to the old man has led to sudden recollection, then sad regret.
In this curious coming-of-age tale, Edward Gorey employs his signature dark humor and exquisite illustrations to deftly portray the precociousness of a child on the brink of adulthood. One of the most enigmatic of Gorey's many books, The Remembered Visit, originally released in 1965, is unforgettable.
* 64 pages with 30 illustrations.
* Size: 7 x 6 1/4 in.
* Hardcover smyth-sewn casebound book, with jacket.
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