“The ABCs of the Rue Morgue?”
Five Star Review on Amazon By J. Gifford
Hoping for an entry for the happy-ending machine? Herein, there is very little hope one can give you. This is a humorous gumbo of literary influences from Charles Dickens to Charles Addams, from Edgar Allan Poe to Steven King, and from Lemony Snickets to Jean Shepherd, but with a comedic voice unique to Mr. Woodruff as well. This gruesomely hilarious alphabet will delight Edward Gorey fans, for sure, as well as any others who frequent the darker side of comedy. Each vignette exists in its own sarcastic twilight zone, adding up to a treat for axe murderers, pirates, ninjas, and political pundits of all ages. Well, at least the ages at which you would want to terrify the young.
About the Author
Matthew Woodruff is an award-winning writer, editor and publisher who now turns his hand to this unusual and entertaining short story collection. He may have the most unusual sense of humor you’ve ever encountered, but it is one you will never forget.
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