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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy: And Other Stories

Paperback – 18 Nov 2004
By Tim Burton (Author)

Twenty-three illustrated gothic tales from the dark corridors of the imagination of Tim Burton. Burton - the creative genius behind Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and Nightmare Before Christmas, 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.