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A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning

Authors: Snicket, Lemony
Genres: Series, Action and Adventure, Mystery
Topics: Friendship, Family & Siblings, Made into Movies
Lexile: 1010,
Publisher: HarperCollins
BISAC/Subject: JUV013070, JUV019000, JUV013050
ISBN: 9780061757099, Related ISBNs: 0061757098, 9780061146305, 9780061757099
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 176,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis:

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

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. 

Are you made fainthearted by death? Does fire unnerve you? Is a villain something that might crop up in future nightmares of yours? Are you thrilled by nefarious plots? Is cold porridge upsetting to you? Vicious threats? Hooks? Uncomfortable clothing?

It is likely that your answers will reveal A Series of Unfortunate Events to be ill-suited for your personal use. A librarian, bookseller, or acquaintance should be able to suggest books more appropriate for your fragile temperament. But to the rarest of readers we say, "Proceed, but cautiously."

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