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Alphabet Horror Vacui
posted by mysticreferee (6 comments total)
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is a satire of children's alphabet books utilizing unnerving themes such as nightmares, war, monsters, institutionalized ignorance, and willful ambivalence to human suffering in lieu of familiar alphabet scenes of busy city streets, animals amongst nature, and happy fanciful scenes. Each piece takes a slightly different tack with Marsh's self-imposed assignment, and while some of them are funny
in an almost Edward Gorey way
, others worm their way
into your brain
The Gashlycrumb Tinies
by Edward Gorey.