I hope to see you all again very soon. Greg Dunlap. The West Wing is one of the oddest in the volume, a wordless book that may or may not have a narrative, and in which a house appears to be the central character. Taken together, the works in this collection are enjoyable, diverse, and fun. Reviewed by John Glover, Reference Librarian for the Humanities. Edward Gorey was a strange, strange man who created odd, unclassifiable books (novels? comics? nonsense?) graced by decidedly weird illustrations. Aside from his books, his work appeared in many other places: the opening sequence of the. The Object Lesson The Doubtful Guest The Willowdale Handcar. The Vinegar Works: Seven Volumes of Moral Instruction. The Prune People II The Unstrung Harp: Or, Mr. Earbrass Writes a Novel. The Water Flowers Tunnel Calamity The Black Doll The Listing Attic. Reading, Books and Reading. If you already know Edward Gorey, you dont need me to say another word.stories and poems look no further than Amphigorey, which contains fifteen. This latest book follows the story of Doctor John Dee, an English astrologer, mathematician, and man of what-passes-for-science-in-the-sixteenth-century, and his assistant, Edward Kelley. For a man whose work would suggest an obsession with old-timey things his stories often involved tonics and tinctures, outdated ailments, bouts with madness and the like and were somewhere between Victorian and Edwardian in tone and style he was also passionately interested in modern.