- Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
- Format: Hardback | 258 pages
- Dimensions: 136mm x 194mm x 30mm | 380g
- Publication date: 23 October 2012
- Publication City/Country: New York
- ISBN 10: 0316123080
- ISBN 13: 9780316123082
- Edition: 1
- Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
- Sales rank: 42,972
In a fading town, far from anyone he knew or trusted, a young Lemony Snicket began his apprenticeship in an organization nobody knows about. He started by asking questions that shouldn't have been on his mind. Now he has written an account that should not be published, in four volumes that shouldn't be read. This is the first volume.
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Lemony Snicket had an unusual education and a perplexing youth and now endures a despondent adulthood. His previous published works include the thirteen volumes in "A Series of Unfortunate Events," "The Composer is Dead," and "13 Words." Seth has portrayed suspicious circumstances and shady characters in much of his work. He is a multi-award-winning cartoonist, author, and artist, whose works include "Palookaville"," " "Clyde Fans"," " and "The Great Northern Brotherhood of Canadian Cartoonists."
By Bruna 04 Sep 2013
Don't be deceived by the cover and think this is a story that will only please kids and teenagers. A friend of mine insisted that I should give it a try and I fell in love with the story. From the smallest character and the wordplays until the illustrations and plot twists.
I could never figure out what the ending would be, who was good or bad and then how I finished reading it in a single day, but I did and I was astonished by Lemony Snicket/Daniel Handler's writing!
Recommended a thousand times to everyone who enjoys a creative and intriguing plot.
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* "Full of Snicket's characteristic wit and word play . . . this book belongs in all collections." ""VOYA," starred review""