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Jun 16, Rebecca McNutt rated it liked it Shelves: Voodoo girlfunny with a heartbreaking ending line. I love Tim Burton’s movies for their beautiful cinematography and sense of macabre with a pinch of dark humor. Stain Boy and his power were hilarious.

Jan 06, Kenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hardcoverpages. It is something that I could easily read just a few poems out of if I didn’t have much time, or something that I will definitely be re-reading in its entirity at some point in the future.

What he breathed in for air would make other people choke! Like, a girl with only two eyes, for instance. Open Preview See a Problem? Robot Boy is my favourite of the collection due to the humour and interesting accompanying images. This collection of dark comedy poetry was at times very funny and creative, but at other times too strange for its own good. So, I was kind of interested laa his writings.

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This is me now, loving my book and loving Tim Burton even more: Very short, very weird. But after a while, its melancholic humor kicks in, and you just feel bad for most of the characters. Even then dream some more, just to spite them, just for the heck of it.

Some characters of the book would later appear in the Flash series Stainboy, which was created, directed, and written by Burton: His face went deathly pale and his body began to harden. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Too many hidden meanings here to be casual, Burton was trying to tell us something. View all 15 comments.

There are no happy endings at all. I picked this up on a whim and am glad I did! Dalloway from my mind. But my absolute favorite was the Anchor Baby because mermaids and watery stuff, it was so poignant and it had a proper satisfying finish, it was fair like chaos, this was definitely a social commentary.

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories

Dream till they let you. A short collection of macabre poems, illustrated like a children’s book, but aimed more at the YA market, and delightful for dark-thinking adults as well.

This is so dark but funny so Tim Burton Its a collection of very short stories about very strange beings. Because the last thing he heard was a deafening squish. Lists with This Chuco.

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories by Tim Burton

Don’t let utterly Empty People take all that away from you. Melonhead There once was a morose melonhead, who sat there all day and wished he were dead. Is it devious of me to enjoy all this weird craziness and all this misery? View all 7 comments. Which is not to say they’re bad; they just look like Edward Gorey work.

But you should be careful about the things that you wish. View all 11 comments. In the end, all I can say is this. But I like it when I am surprised. This collection showcases some of Burton’s weird character ideas and stories and whilst some sto This is a collection of very very short stories which are all written in verse and have an accompanying illustration or illustrations.

Let’s face it, if you squint right while watching The Nightmare Before Christmas, it’s obvious even in Burton’s finest work that the specter of Edward Gorey looms large over Burton’s material; it has never been more obvious than it is here.


I mean, he wrote some really freaky poems technically, not that great, and that is a charming plus but with such sweetness and sensibility that you feel touched. I needed to read today. Little vignettes about characters who fade in and out like Dish Network reception in a typhoon, popping up unexpectedly here and there and doing exactly what you were hoping they wouldn’t.

I feel like I know him a little better for it, after reading this collection. You see all of those likeable people or matchsticks or whatever and you think, aww its sad what happened with them, i bet things will be good in the end Trust me, if you ever get the chance upon this book Tim Burton fans, you’re in for a real treat!

This short collection of stories told in verse is as you’d expect from Tim Burton funny, twisted, horrifying, macabre and somehow also rather poignant.

I feel these little stories about grotesque beauty, and what a beauty it was, were full of metaphors, heavy wi I wonder what it mueerte be like to live inside Tim Burton’s head ala Being John Malkovich, such osttra, such virile imaginations, to dwell within his noggin for a while, you know?

This book is full of mad ideas and sometimes disturbing themes, but overall these poems are easy to read, enjoyable and enhanced by the wonderful illustrations provided by Tim Burton.

One almost gets the idea Burton was going for a chjco as the anti-Dr. It looked pretty strange because he couldn’t really see. I must have been living under a rock in a God-forsaken place, as never before had I heard of this book: If you’re not, you’re probably going to notice the faults and not find what lies beneath them.