Title: The Doubtful Guest.
Author: Edward Gorey.
Genre: Fiction, poetry, humour.
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.