A Series Of Unfortunate Events #11: The Grim Grotto: The Grim Grotto

Hardcover | September 21, 2004

byLemony SnicketIllustratorBrett Helquist, Michael Kupperman

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Warning: Your day will become very dark - and possibly damp - if you read this book.

Plan to spend this spring in hiding. Lemony Snicket is back with the eleventh book in his New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Lemony Snicket's saga about the charming, intelligent and grossly unlucky Baudelaire orphans continues to provoke suspicion and despair in readers the world over. In the eleventh and most alarming volume yet in the bestselling phenomenon A Series of Unfortunate Events, the intrepid siblings delve further into the dark mystery surrounding the death of their parents and the baffling VFD organisation.

Ages 9+

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Warning: Your day will become very dark - and possibly damp - if you read this book. Plan to spend this spring in hiding. Lemony Snicket is back with the eleventh book in his New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events. Lemony Snicket's saga about the charming, intelligent and grossly unlucky Baudelaire orphans continues ...

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

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 7 × 5 × 1.23 inPublished:September 21, 2004Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064410145

ISBN - 13:9780064410144

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

Customer Reviews of A Series Of Unfortunate Events #11: The Grim Grotto: The Grim Grotto

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the Best One of my favourites out of all the books, only Snicker could turn unfortunate events into one of the coolest books.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Meh My mind began to wander a little with this one.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Back to a Slow Pace After a cool previous book, this one was boring me a bit again.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Creepy and Dark This was one of the darker books, that amazed me as a kid. What wonderful books.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great! really good plot
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent I liked the setting of this story.
Date published: 2016-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from about the book This book was good and has some new characters in it including Fiona and Captain Widershins and one surprising thing! Plz like this post!!!!!
Date published: 2015-05-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book The book was pretty good but you end up reading alot about the water cycle. The end was very quick.~
Date published: 2015-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from UNFORGETABLE! This is one book you will NEVER FORGET! This book you need to get there are so many twists and thrills you will never will be able to put this book down! No wonder so many people are writing GREAT reveiws!
Date published: 2008-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from INCREDIBLE this book was probably the most exciting between the submarine and finding the brother of fiona and the anagrams and telegrams! Really exciting!
Date published: 2007-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ohh myy god!!! lemony snicket has done it again with another one of his awesome books"the series of unfortunate events-the grim grotto". i have all the books in hardcover except for the 13th one which will come out in october/06.so here u are these books may be expensive but they are worth it.they never get boring and these books have lots of twists and turns!!!!and they are definatley worth having in ur home library!!!great books!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2006-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ongoing! This was another excellent book by Mr. Snicket. It's sad to think it's all ending on Friday the 13th with the very last book! Very interesting, plus you get to learn a lot of new words in the process! Reccomended again to anyone, it has some mystery, because we're talking about an ongoing crime, but other than that it's like geting a look into the life of an orphan!!!!!!
Date published: 2006-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great read.... with a twist ending. A fantastic series for kids. It is great in content and is also a great way to learn new words since the author incoporates the meaning of the word in the story. He helps the reader understand what the word means in particular settings. The great thing about this series is that it is also a fun read for parents and adults.
Date published: 2006-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Book :) I loved this book. I really felt for the characters during all the impeccable twists and turns. You barely ever expected what was to occur; Everything was so skilfully written. Loved it. :) Like always, Lemony Snicket pulls it off! These books just never get boring.
Date published: 2006-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome! This book was really good. I really liked the whole mushroom idea, very original. I like how Sunny actually does something in the book unlike how she's usually in the background with her one-hit-wonder each book. Thrilling, but too bad Violet missed her surprise VFD . I really want to read the beginning of the 12th book, I want to know where Kit is going to take Violet! I have a guess...Well overall the book was good but I had to reread it because to understand it well. I can't wait for the thirteenth book, it's going to be amazing! I recommend this book but if you are new to the series, I suggest you start with the first book.
Date published: 2005-11-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from GRAEEEEEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This book is very good lots of detailssssss I got all my friends to read it. Then the teacher and then the hole class.They loved it please read it it is the best!!
Date published: 2005-08-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Books! Your books are pretty good and I found it a little interesting at what was going to happen next. It kept me a little on my knees until the next book came out.
Date published: 2005-07-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Grim Although in my opinion some of the books in the series so far have not been tremendously great, however the Grim Grotto really sinks the ship. There is no plot, no suspense,zilch. Overall all the books don't have a plot that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Everything is more or less predictable. I personally enjoyed the Ersazt Elevator, the Austere Academy, the Carnivorous Carnival and the Hostile Hospital only because the ideas were awesome. But now I think the books are starting to drawl and go on and on. I really hope the 13th book has a good concluding ending.
Date published: 2005-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's Great!! I loved this book...I've read the whole series this is one of my favs! Snicket never fails to keep his readers in suspense and mystery. Just when you begin to feel you think you know what is going to happen next, the baudelaires get themselves into another situation. It's a great read for all ages, and i highly recommend it.
Date published: 2005-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING I've read ever book in this series and let me say this is an amazing book! I admit that the cover could be better but remember never judge a book by its cover. If you like any of the other books then you should love this one just like I did.
Date published: 2004-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Now I can continue Even though this book wasn't the best book in the series it was still crucial to the series. So as a big fan I believe you must get this book and if you're not in a rush I would wait until the price goes down. otherwise DIVE IN!
Date published: 2004-11-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Grim Indeed! Although I am a huge fan of the Series I was thouroughly dissapointed in this book. It didn't keep me on my toes like the others, it didn't capture my attention and the colour on the front of the book really didn't do anything for my eyes. So unless you are a sea slug, slow it down and wait for this one to be put in the bargain bin!
Date published: 2004-10-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from A Grim Book I am a Lemony Snicket fan but may I just say this: What a disappointment!From just looking at the book one realizes that not much thought had been put into the cover. What an eye sore- a sick sea green. From the immense immagination of Lemony Snicket, comes a book so boring and poposterous it deserves the title the Beastly Book. From the start there is no plot, in the middle there is no plot and at the end there is no plot. The new charcters are horrendous and even Count Olaf sounds like he has stopped thinking very hard about the Baudelaires. If you don't enjoy damp pages of books I suggest you don't read Lemony Snicket's The Grim Grotto!
Date published: 2004-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally!! Finally the eleventh has come out. these books are kick ass and i hope lemony snicket keeps on writing then. the books are relly suspensful and they kick ass, they're even making a movie?
Date published: 2004-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FINALLY THE ELEVENTH!!! The Series of Unfortunate Events books are the best books i ever read. I'm glad that the eleventh one has finally come out. I hope Lemony Snicket keeps writing these books because they are full of action and make you want to read more.
Date published: 2004-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Finally the Crucible of Cruelty is Broken This, being the continuation of the 13 books in the series of unfortunate events, has continued many patters, and wonderfully witted word plays and puns that mr. snicket has exacted to a science and an art. As suspected by many who read the previous novel, when violet found subtle love in Quigley, the same occurse to Klause. Sunny continues on her verbal advancment and becomes quite coherant in her speach. But the main reason this book was a groundbreaker in the series was because the orphans crucible of cruel luck is at last broken, if not for a fraction at the end. A mildly satisfying read, if you have read previous books this one was better than most
Date published: 2004-09-28