The Austere Academy

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Egmont, 2002 - Boarding schools - 221 pages
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The fifth book in the "A Series of Unfortunate Events" series tells the wretched adventures of the charming Baudelaire orphans at boarding school where they face strict punishments, dripping fungus, comprehensive exams, a girl named Carmelita Spats, smelly sneakers, and the metric system.

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

The Baudelaire orphans are dumped at a boarding school. Given that they are each very intelligent, inquisitive children, one might expect this book to be a refreshing change from their usually ... Read full review

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

Certainly not my favorite novel in the Series of Unfortunate Events, but I do really love the Quagmires, and we're finally starting to get deeper into the mystery of VFD! The biggest problem I have ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Lemony Snicket is the pen name of Daniel Handler, who was born on February 28, 1970. As Lemony Snicket, he is the author of and appears as a character in the children's book series A Series of Unfortunate Events. He has also written or contributed to other works using this pen name including Baby in the Manger, The Lump of Coal, The Composer Is Dead, and Where Did You See Her Last?. Under his real name, Handler is the author of several books for adults including The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, and Adverbs.

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