Series of Unfortunate Events #8: The Hostile Hospital: Series of Unfortunate Events #8: The Hostile Hospital

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HarperCollins, Apr 16, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 255 pages
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The next instalment in the A Series of Unfortunate Events collection.

A word from Lemony Snicket ...

Dear Reader,

Before you throw this awful story to the ground and run as far away from it as possible, you should probably know why. This is the only one which describes every last detail of the Baudelaire children′s miserable stay at Heimlich Hospital, which makes it one of the most dreadful books in the world.

There are many pleasant things to read about, but this story contains none of them. Contained within are such burdensome details as misleading newspaper headlines, unnecessary surgery, an intercom system, anaesthesia, heart-shaped balloons, and some very startling news about such things.

With all due respect,

Lemony Snicket.

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User Review  - ArkhamReviews - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book at lot more than I did the previous instalment. While the Baudelaires don't seem to be any closer to discovering what the VFD is, this book felt as though it set them in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beammey - LibraryThing

Not favorite book in the series thus far, but still entertaining. I did enjoy it, just not as much as some others. I'm looking forward to see what happens in the next book. I would recommend this. 4 out of 5 stars. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Composer Is Dead.

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