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Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories (Hardcover) (Tim Burton)

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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).

A bizarre menagerie of characters--including Oyster Boy, Brie Boy, Match Girl, and Stick Boy--search for love and understanding in a world that does not comprehend oddities
Number of Pages: 115
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Tim Burton
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 1997
TCIN: 12082101
UPC: 9780688156817
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-6517
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$18.69
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