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The Doubtful Guest
     

The Doubtful Guest

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by Edward Gorey
 

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A vaguely sinister comedy of manners by beloved artist Edward Gorey
 
Told in a set of fourteen rhyming couplets, The Doubtful Guest is the story of a solemn, mysterious, outdoor creature, dressed rather ordinarily in sneakers and a scarf, who appears on a winter night at a family's Victorian home and never leaves again. Gorey's eerie and

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The Doubtful Guest 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Just as all of his books seem to be, The Doubtful Guest is a clever yet melancholy story. Although the plotline is simple, this is the funniest book I have read in a while. That doesn't say much about us college students...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is classic Gorey and I bought it along with Categorey to give to my nieces for their birthday. Such a funny, wacky, charming book! I highly recommend it to children of all ages. My only beef is that Pomegranate (current publisher) has made this edition so tiny! It really should be bigger, but the size has no reflection on the content.
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Gorey does what he does best!
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