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The Awdrey-Gore Legacy / What the Murderer Failed to Realize

Edward Gorey
San Francisco: Pomegranate
Special Collections and University Archives

This sample page from The Awdrey-Gore Legacy pokes fun at the mystery genre’s “reveal” of the mistakes of the murderer which allowed the detective to solve the crime.  Gorey owned a full library of mystery novels and enjoyed spoofing the genre he adored.