The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy: And Other Stories

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy: And Other Stories

by TimBurton (Author)

Synopsis

Twenty-three illustrated gothic tales from the dark corridors of the imagination of Tim Burton. Burton - the creative genius behind Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks! and Nightmare Before Chistmas, among others - now gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children: misunderstood outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel, cruel worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and tragedy of these hopeful, yet hapless beings.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Published: 18 Nov 2004

ISBN 10: 057122444X
ISBN 13: 9780571224449
Book Overview: The classic spooky tales and illustrations from the world's best-loved Gothic movie director and animator, Tim Burton.

Author Bio
Tim Burton is the creative genius behind Batman, Alice in Wonderland, Edward Scissorhands, and The Nightmare Before Christmas, among others. He began his career at Disney, where his first project was a six-minute tribute to Vincent Price. His second film, the twenty-seven-minute Frankenweenie, was deemed unsuitable for children and never released in cinemas.