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The haunted tea-cosy : a dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas

Author: Edward Gorey
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 December 1997, 154 Christmases later, the "New York Times Magazine" asked its own Edward Gorey to refurbish this enduring morality tale. The result is this "dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas.
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Genre/Form: Christmas stories
Ghost stories
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000.
Haunted tea-cosy.
New York : Harcourt Brace, c1997
(OCoLC)607093786
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gorey
ISBN: 0151004153 9780151004157
OCLC Number: 40146254
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Edward Gorey.
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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 December 1997, 154 Christmases later, the "New York Times Magazine" asked its own Edward Gorey to refurbish this enduring morality tale. The result is this "dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas.

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