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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories (Hardcover)

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    From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance -- witty and macabre at once. Now he 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 the tragedy of these dark yet simple beings -- hopeful, hapless heroes who appeal to the ugly outsider in all of us, and let us laugh at a world we have long left behind (mostly anyway).

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    ISBN 9780688156817
    Genre FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 115
    Publisher Date 1997-10-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher It Books
    Copyright Year 1997
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Burton, Tim
    Dimensions 8 in. H x 6 in. W x 1 in. D

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    • My Coffee Table Book

      This book is a nifty conversational piece for the contently dark hearted. Filled with grotesque fairy-tales for adults and pictures to help capture the moment of horror. Perfect for any Tim Burton fan.

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    • Great for Tim Burton fans!!

      I got this book for my sister as a Christmas present and she loved it! Anyone who is a Tim Burton fan, or just a fan of short stories, will love it! He is a great story teller, even if some of the stories are a bit quirky!

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    • Classic Burton...Through the tales of these sad little children you will either become overwhelmed with sadness and pity, or immediately identify..either way, it's an awesome read. Thanks, Tim for sharing the dark little corners of your mind with us!

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    • If you are a Tim Burton fan, this book is a must!! Great graphics and short stories, all in the creepy style all Burton fans have come to love.

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