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Edward Gorey
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    (February 25, 1925-April 15, 2000)
    Resided in Hyannis, Massachusetts
    Wrote 'The Unstrung Harp,' 'The Gashlycrumb Tinies,' 'The Curious Sofa,' 'The Doubtful Guest,' 'The Hapless Child,' 'The Object Lesson,' 'The West Wing' and 'The Fatal Losenge'
    Designed the opening credits for the PBS series 'Mystery!'
    His books are morbid and ghoulish.
    Although supposedly for kids, they are full of disease, death and decay.
    'The Gashlycrumb Tinies' is an alphabet story about 26 children who die horrible deaths.
    In real life, he collected photos of dead children.
    He was obsessed with Edwardian England.
    He had a coffee table made from a tombstone.
    He preferred cats to people.
    He said that Julia Roberts had a face like Snap, Crackle or Pop.
    His books are witty and creepy.
    He caricatured himself in his drawings.
    He learned to read at three (or so he said).
    He did a lot of charity work in his spare time.
    He was modest.
    He was surprised when people would ask for his autograph.
    He hated pretentious celebrities.
    He suffered from diabetes and prostate cancer.

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