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The Doubtful Guest
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date June 15, 1998
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780151003136
ISBN-10 0151003130
Dimensions 0.25 by 7 by 5 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Original list price $10.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An unexpected guest appears one night and perplexes the family with its strange habits
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
A vaguely sinister comedy of manners by beloved artist Edward Gorey
 
Told in a set of fourteen rhyming couplets, The Doubtful Guest is the story of a solemn, mysterious, outdoor creature, dressed rather ordinarily in sneakers and a scarf, who appears on a winter night at a family's Victorian home and never leaves again. Gorey's eerie and charming illustrations accompany the verses, making this an enjoyably strange (and strangely enjoyable) read for all ages.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780151003136 Book cover for 9780926637023
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Houghton Mifflin (June 15, 1998)
9780151003136 | details & prices | 7.00 × 5.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $10.00
About: An unexpected guest appears one night and perplexes the family with its strange habits
Reprint edition from Peter Weed (September 1, 1986)
9780926637023 | details & prices | List price $11.95
About: A tale of deceptive simplicity.
Reprint edition from Congdon & Weed (September 1, 1986)
9780825304071 | details & prices | List price $9.95
About: A tale of deceptive simplicity.
Miscellaneous
Book cover for 9781223092980
 
With Wonder-shirts, Inc. (other contributor) | Bag edition from Wonder-Shirts Inc (August 1, 2014)
9781223092980 | details & prices | 8.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $22.00

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