A Series Of Unfortunate Events: Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography

Paperback | May 6, 2003

byLemony Snicket

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A Warning from the Publisher:

Many readers have questions about Lemony Snicket, author of the distressing serial concerning the trials of the charming but unlucky Baudelaire orphans, published under the collective title A Series of Unfortunate Events. Before purchasing, borrowing, or stealing this book, you should be aware that it contains the answers to some of those questions, such as the following:

1. Who is Lemony?

2. Is there a secret organization I should know about?

3. Why does Lemony Snicket spend his time researching and writing distressing books concerning the Baudelaire orphans?

4. Why do all of Lemony Snicket's books contain a sad dedication to a woman named Beatrice?

5. If there's nothing out there, what was that noise?

Our advice to you is that you find a book that answers less upsetting questions than this one. Perhaps your librarian, bookseller, or parole officer can recommend a book that answers the question, "Aren't ponies adorable?"

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A Warning from the Publisher: Many readers have questions about Lemony Snicket, author of the distressing serial concerning the trials of the charming but unlucky Baudelaire orphans, published under the collective title A Series of Unfortunate Events. Before purchasing, borrowing, or stealing this book, you should be aware that it cont...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.76 inPublished:May 6, 2003Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060562250

ISBN - 13:9780060562250

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

Customer Reviews of A Series Of Unfortunate Events: Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome This is a great accompaniment to A Series of Unfortunate Events. If you haven't read this yet, then you need to add this to your list. It has great classic Lemony Snicket moments that make you laugh.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The World is Quiet Here It takes a smart and kunning mind and sharp imagination to unscramble the enigmas and dangers wrapped in these pages. But never the less, I succeded. I find A Series of Unfortunate Events extremely captivating as well as relaxed. It is difficult for me to believe that someone could plan out a magnificent story such as this. For example, one statement said in the first installement could be brought back into focus in one of the later books. In a way, it's complicated, but if you think about it, simple in it's own special way. The unauthorized autobiography, along with the Beatrice Letters, are like the key missing points while reading this series. It puts it all together, like adding the last ingredient to your drinks for your cocktail party. This explains all of the questions swirling around in your mind. It blows it all away, revealing most, but adds a certain amount of more things to be answered.
Date published: 2007-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Things Of Legends Let me begin by stating that I have read multitudes of books in my lifetime, classic literature, popular trends, and the likes, but never have I encountered a work of fiction that captured my imagination like A Series Of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. Lose your preconceived notions: despite the illustrations on the covers, these books are masterpieces to be appreciated and devoured by the oldest and youngest of intelligent minds. The author uses literature, mind-games, and secrets to such an extent that your reality takes second seat as these books begin to occupy your every waking thought. Rivaling the twists and turns of the greatest of conspiracy novels, VFD is a secret that truely takes over these books. The protagonists and villains are so multi-dimensional, and so richly written, that you can not help but want to know everything there is to know about them. All the way to its mind-blowing finish, this series takes control of your being, to such extent that more than a year after 'The End' was published, I am still contemplating these novels. I have taken enough of your time, now go read this series, while I re-read it for the fifth time. --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Unauthorized Autobiography is the key to the series, and you MUST READ IT to understand all that the series has to offer.
Date published: 2007-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Book! To Everyone Who Hasn't Read The Book Yet... READ IT!
Date published: 2005-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Book Goodness! I Am Drawn To These Books! Their Amazing.They Never Let Me Sleep! I Just Stay Up Reading Them! Im Waiting And Waiting For The Next One To Come Out I Have ALl Eleven! Lemony Snicket Is A Pure Genius In My Point Of View. Its Hard To Figure Out Where All These Wonderous Ideas Come From Thanks Lemony SNicket For ALL Your Wonderful Stories =)
Date published: 2005-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A series of unfortunate events This series has many scenes and thought. When I read it it took my mind away i thought i was actually in the book and taking place in the good description that she puts into even the word dog . If you don't read this book you are out of your mind it is great and sometimes a little funny . This book is the next harry potter
Date published: 2003-04-21

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