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The Hapless Child - Gorey, Edward
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This sorry tale of petite Charlotte Sophia's catastrophic, short life is classic Gorey. The poor child is orphaned and treated mercilessly by schoolmates and ruffians alike, and only barely survives--for a time, anyway--by the skin of her baby teeth. Even her doll suffers a grusome end. The little girl's journeiy is perfect fodder for Edward Gorey's brilliant penwork, so detailed and perfectly wrought that it's hard to believe he could master these images at such a small size (the illustrations reproduced in the book ar the ...

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The Hapless Child 2008, Pomegranate Communications, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780764944680

Hardcover

The Hapless Child 1982, Congdon & Weed

ISBN-13: 9780312922825

Trade paperback

The Hapless Child 1980, W. Clement Stone

ISBN-13: 9780396078173

Hardcover

The Hapless Child 1961, Peter Weed Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780926637054

Hardcover