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The Doubtful Guest by Edward Gorey.

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Title: The Doubtful Guest.
Author: Edward Gorey.
Genre: Fiction, poetry, humour.
Country: U.S.
Language: English.
Publication Date: 1957.
Summary: The book begins with the sudden appearance of a strange, penguin-like creature in a turn-of-the-century manor house. An aristocratic family struggles to co-exist with the creature, who is by turns despondent and mischievous, with no seeming intention of ever going away.

My rating: 8/10.
Tags: 1950s - fiction, 1950s - poetry, 20th century - fiction, 20th century - poetry, 3rd-person narrative, american - fiction, american - poetry, animals (fiction), artist: edward gorey, author: edward gorey, fiction, humour (fiction), literature, poetry, surrealist fiction
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