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The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket (34)

  • Kindle: 3569 KB
  • Print: 171 pages
  • ISBN: 0061146315
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; Reprint edition (October 13, 2009)
  • ASIN: B000VYX94O




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 first two books alone, the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune, a lumpy bed, a deadly serpent, a large brass reading lamp, a long knife, and a terrible odour.
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. Never before has a tale of three likeable and unfortunate children been quite so enchanting, or quite so uproariously unhappy.


AUTHOR BIO

Lemony Snicket claims he was nowhere near the scene of the crime. He is the author of several other unpleasant stories, including those in the bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Lump of Coal.


My review for The Bad Beginning



REVIEW:
So much fun!
The Baudelaire children finally beging to feel a sense of safety when their world turns upside down again.These poor kids just can't catch a break.
Count Olaf I'd back at his antics, and he almost succeeds. Thankfully the children are smart and become safe once again.
The plot for this story was much better than the first book. I loved the reptiles and snakes, plus I am always happy for a murder mystery.
I do feel like the ending could have been better though.
This was such a delight to read still, that I immediately bought the next book in the series.


4/5


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  1. i'm glad it was a good one for you. it looks like sooooo much fun
    sherry @ fundinmental

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