Review: Christian Caryl on Edward Gorey

True story: when Edward Gorey moved house, he forgot a mummified head in a closet. With remarkable magnanimity, the tenants who followed him didn’t report him to the cops; Gorey simply showed up one day and reclaimed his property. These things do happen, after all—especially in New York City in the 1990s, I guess.

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