Edward Gorey (1925 – 2000) was an American writer and illustrator.
He was particularly best known for his cartoons set in Victorian and Edwardian era, with macabre ends.
Gorey published over one-hundred of his own works and has illustrated more than 50 works by other authors: Lewis Carrol, T.S. Eliot, Charles Dickens, Bram Stoker among others.
He was also a cat lover.