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The Remembered Visit
     

The Remembered Visit

by Edward Gorey
 
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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764950636
Publisher:
Pomegranate Art Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
843,904
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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