A Series of Unfortunate Events #4: The Miserable Mill

Kobo ebook | October 13, 2009

byLemony Snicket, Brett Helquist, Michael Kupperman

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I hope, for your sake, that you have not chosen to read this book because you are in the mood for a pleasant experience. If this is the case, I advise you to put this book down instantaneously, because of all the books describing the unhappy lives of the Baudelaire orphans, The Miserable Mill might be the unhappiest yet. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are sent to Paltryville to work in a lumber mill, and they find disaster and misfortune lurking behind every log. The pages of this book, I'm sorry to inform you, contain such unpleasantries as a giant pincher machine, a bad casserole, a man with a cloud of smoke where his head should be, a hypnotist, a terrible accident resulting in injury, and coupons. I have promised to write down the entire history of these three poor children, but you haven't, so if you prefer stories that are more heartwarming, please feel free to make another selection.

With all due respect,

Lemony Snicket

Ages 10+

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I hope, for your sake, that you have not chosen to read this book because you are in the mood for a pleasant experience. If this is the case, I advise you to put this book down instantaneously, because of all the books describing the unhappy lives of the Baudelaire orphans, The Miserable Mill might be the unhappiest yet. Violet, Klaus,...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 13, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061757160

ISBN - 13:9780061757167


Rated 5 out of 5 by from how i liked this book This book has a lot of sad events like fights and hypnotizing but the funny and weird part that the authour said that Count Olaf is Shirley his helpers are also in this book pretending to be another person
Date published: 2015-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A series of unfortunate events #4 A Series of Unfortunate events the miserable mill is a very good exciting book about three young children named Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelire who have terrible misfortune as Count Olaf tries to steal their incredible fortune.
Date published: 2013-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Thier Pight Continues! Ahhh, the plight of the Baudelaire orphans continues. This one had me guessing how Count Olaf was going to try to wrestle away the fortune until almost 3/4 of the way through. You really had a feeling at how depressing the mill was and how hopeless the situation was becoming.
Date published: 2009-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SWEAT!!! the book was sweat, just like all the other books and that is what i have to say. LOL <3<3
Date published: 2008-03-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Okay This book really wasn't one of the greatest. I thought it was sort of boring. It didn't "tickle my fancy" so to speak.
Date published: 2006-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HE's Done It Again! Another touching book by lemony snicket, with the baudelaire orphans, as the end up in a mill chopping wood, and chewing nothing but gum . . . read the book to know what's going on in these orphans lives!!!!
Date published: 2006-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Misenable Mill The Misenable Mill is the fourth novel of A Series of Unfortunate Events . The Series of Unfortunate Events is a very sad series. It is about a very talented Violet, very intelligent Klaus, and a baby Sunny that likes to bite everything. In this adventure book the Baudelaire is adopted by Sir. Sir owns a lumber company. Sir is a very mean person. He let the Baudelaire work in the lumber company. At lunch time he only gives them a gum to eat.If you think he is bad, wait and see Count Olaf. Count Olaf is a very, vey mean person. He wants to get Baudelaire's fortune that their parents left them. Count Olaf shows up in all of the books.If you want to find what happend please read the book. It is by Lemony Snicket. He is a very good author.
Date published: 2002-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome this book was awsome... i finished it in one day... i couldn't put it down!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2002-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Talk about miserable Once again the Bauladaires have been sent to another place to live their unlucky miserable life! This time they are sent to live in the Luckysmells Lumbermill. Klaus gets hypontized and almost kills his boss's asstant.But that's nothing compared to how Count Olaf disguizes himself..... as a girl!! A responist named Shirley. If you have read the other three books in this series then you must know how exciting this next book will be. I highly recommand this book to any person who loves adventure and bravery. I can tell you one thing with this book you are in for know dissapointment.
Date published: 2001-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best book I ever read! This book I read was tremendous! I have read all the other books in its series, and I found them all wonderful! My friend Jemma Robinson was kind enough to lend me her books. Jemma has all of them except #7 THE VILE VILLAGE which I most certainly will buy myself. I already have #1 THE BAD BEGINNING. I like Sunny Baudelaire because she is cute,likes chewing on hard things and speeks in a funny language. I like Violet because she likes inventing stuff, is preaty and she hates pinstripe suits like me. I like Klaus because he is a reader like me,is smart and is nice to sunny unlike me and my brother. I HATE count olaf because he wants the baudelaire fortune and many many more reasons.I think if aunt Josephine were here now she would be mad at me because I made so many grammar errors,but she is not here now so whew!Well anyways I have to go now,and I recommend this book for anyone.
Date published: 2001-05-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The book of elements This book has wonderful elements of fantasy, surprise and odd twists and turns. It may not appeal to certain people but it sure can cacth the eye. It's a well written book and is great in terms of using the elements. It uses the best elements at exactly the right time. It has a a very good chance of being a best seller.
Date published: 2001-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Miserable Yes, Great No Doubt This wonderful book is packed with mystery and adventure. It was definitely a book I couldn't put down. I read it in a day! I definitely reccomend this book if you don't mind the miserable and unfortunate lives of the Baudelaire children. It is just as great as the first three.
Date published: 2001-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More bad luck This is the fourth book of the Baudelaire childrens' horrible lives of despair and bad luck and it is great! Klaus gets hypnotised, causing horrible accidents; Sunny has a sword fight and they are all forced to live with a mean man with a cloud of smoke for a head who feeds them gum for lunch, makes them do hard labour and pays the other workers only in coupons. Count Olaf is nowhere to be found. This book beats Harry Potter by a mile!
Date published: 2000-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not for Kids Who Scare Really Easily! Okay, wonderful book, Lemony Snicket does it again, but, as someone does have a rather nasty run-in with a saw in a mill, use discresion. I'm just hoping there's no movie. Ick. But it is a cool book, and I loved it. The Baudelaires are child laborors! And with that would-be wonderful library, and nice "partner" (Ha! Slave would be more apropriate), they're SO close. And also so close to being captured by Count Olaf.
Date published: 2000-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More Miserable It just keeps getting worse, for the poor Baudelaires. Again, don't let the warnings discourage you! A warning (which should be taken to heart) a character does die a grusome death, but it's not discribed in detail. Just hope they don't make a movie! Anyway, the Baudelaires have another (if not late) brush with Count Olaf, and by this time it's getting pretty easy to regognise him, with your experience. But no one believes, until the end, when they have to convince them. I bet the Baudelaires never want to see a mill or bubblegum again.
Date published: 2000-08-27