The bad beginning

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Scholastic, 2000 - Brothers - 162 pages
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After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky.

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Review: The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1)

User Review  - Fernando R. - Goodreads

Lemony Snicket fools people by giving himself a fun pen name and then writing all miserable books . His writing drove my crazy. I can only handle so many repeated phrases. An un-clever book in which odd looking people are necessarily villainous and grownups are always idiots. Read full review

Review: The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1)

User Review  - Kate (Phoenix Reads) - Goodreads

I am determined to figure out what makes these books so special. But I am also under the impression that it'll take more than just the first one to convince me of the quality. To say that this book ... Read full review


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