There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-selling series to read. But if you insist on discovering the unpleasant adventures of the Baudelaire orphans, then proceed with caution…
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky.
In The Bad Beginning, the siblings encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune and cold porridge for breakfast.
In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted.
Despite their wretched contents, ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ has sold 60 million copies worldwide and been made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey. And in the future things are poised to get much worse, thanks to the forthcoming Netflix series starring Neil Patrick Harris. You have been warned.
Size: 18.59 x 13.31 x 2.11 cm
5 to 12 years
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Farshore, formerly known as Egmont Books, now a part of HarperCollins Publishing. Farshore's purpose is to make every child a proud reader, a mission that underpins its broad and inclusive portfolio of child-friendly picture books, fiction and non-fiction. Farshore aims to inspire reading for pleasure for all ages, from the most reluctant readers to the most enthusiastic. Farshore also leads the market in brand publishing.
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