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The Willowdale Handcar: or the Return of the Black Doll by Edward Gorey
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Willowdale Handcar: or the Return of the Black Doll by Edward Gorey

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Hardcover format.

In this enigmatic, surreal, wonderfully entertaining tale, three mysterious figures set out from Willowdale, traveling by handcar. On the way to nowhere in particular they pass a number of odd characters and observe a series of baffling phenomena, from a house burning down in a field to a palatial mansion perched precariously on a bluff.

At once deeply vexing and utterly hilarious, darkly mysterious and amusingly absurd, The Willowdale Handcar is vintage Edward Gorey.

Enthusiastic fans might want to know that there was a limited edition made of the Black Doll, in case it turns out that you need one for yourself.