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The Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward Gorey
The Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward Gorey
The Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward Gorey
The Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward Gorey
The Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward Gorey
The Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward GoreyThe Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward GoreyThe Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward GoreyThe Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward GoreyThe Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward Gorey
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The Helpless Doorknob: A Shuffled Story by Edward Gorey

$9.95
20 black-and-white cards to shuffle into a story in a small, decorative box.

Size: 3 x 4.5 x .75 in.

Caution WARNING: Choking hazard—small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.

ISBN 9780764972485

ITEM AA916
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The possibilities for enjoying Edward Gorey’s The Helpless Doorknob are nearly endless. As Gorey himself explained in the original edition, this shuffle story is “made up of 20 cards which can be read in 2,432,902,069,736,640,000 different ways.” Each card features an illustration with a declarative sentence, usually featuring a character whose name begins with A (Agatha, Amanda, Andrew, Adela, Angus, Alfred, Ambrose, Alethea, Arthur, to be precise), each of whom does something notable or not (wrote a note, vanished from a picnic). Shuffle these cards to reveal a story that may or may not make sense to you—but will entertain you every time, nonetheless.