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Old April 14th, 2007, 12:14 pm
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Lemony Snicket

Hey everyone,

I was was just wondering if anyone else has read the Series of Unfortunate Events, if so, what'd you think of them?


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Old April 14th, 2007, 1:06 pm
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Re: Lemony Snicket

I read all 13 of them.
They were quite good actually, but after a while the storyline was a bit repetitive - basically the same thing happened in about the first 8 books.
My favourite one was the last one- The End. It was a bit different, and had a really good plot. I thought the ending was really good, and it tied of the series nicely. It was quite sad actually...


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Old April 14th, 2007, 1:57 pm
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Yeah I have also read them all, I really enjoyed them. I agree that the first few were quite repetitive and the same things kept happening over and over. And we still never got to the bottom of all the mysteries regarding VFD and the triplets.
Theres a new Snicket book coming out soon called Horseradish: Bitter Truths You can't avoid. Not sure if its to do with the Baudelaires or just random stuff like in his biography book.


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Old April 14th, 2007, 2:03 pm
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Cool, though it wouldnt surprise me if its a book all about horseradish given Handler's method of throwing you curve balls


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Old April 14th, 2007, 5:36 pm
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I used to love them, although not as much as HP. I liked how he had a unusual style of writing, and I though that was kind of cool. I read all of them, and the two appendices also.


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Old April 14th, 2007, 5:43 pm
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Oh I love the series. I've read all 13 of them and loving everyone of them


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Old April 15th, 2007, 12:47 am
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I read them all, they were v good. The End really didn't explain anything about anything, though. I was waiting for all the loose ends to be tied. The Beatrice Letters was interesting, I understood more after I read it.


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Old April 15th, 2007, 11:43 am
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What's everyones favourite? I'm quite partial to the Austere Academy


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Old April 15th, 2007, 2:02 pm
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I loved The End. The way that it tied everything together was so nice.

But I didn't like what VFD really stood for. I was waiting for something really cool, but what it actually was... It just wasn't spectacular.


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Old April 15th, 2007, 2:04 pm
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Nah VFD kind of blew.

Can't get enough of Count Olaf's anagrams


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Old April 22nd, 2007, 8:18 pm
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Re: Lemony Snicket

I've read and loved all the books, because they're all hilarious and witty and have a great plot line, but the last book was my favorite. I LOVED all the parts where Olaf was pretending to be pregnant.


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Old April 22nd, 2007, 8:24 pm
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The Lemony Snicket books are good, I haven't read all of them though. I've only read the first five, I just haven't gotten around to finishing them. They're pretty good.


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Old April 22nd, 2007, 8:34 pm
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Re: Lemony Snicket

I love Lemony Snicket too but the last two books were my least favorite.


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Old April 23rd, 2007, 9:08 am
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Re: Lemony Snicket

Yes I have read all 13 books; they were good very different style of telling a story that I’ve never seen. There are a few things that getting annoying like repeating things over and over, long lists.


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Old April 23rd, 2007, 11:00 am
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Re: Lemony Snicket

i read all of them, too. i loved them! i love the writing style, it's so unique and funny. my favourite character is sunny, she's just adorable but i also found the books a little repetitive, especially if you read them all through in a short time. i think if you read another book between reading two asoue books, then it might not be so repetitive.


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Old April 23rd, 2007, 12:10 pm
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Re: Lemony Snicket

I love this series. I've skipped around the series when I read them but I plan on reading them all.


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Old April 24th, 2007, 5:42 pm
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Re: Lemony Snicket

I finished reading them the other day, I'm reading the unauthorized autobiography now, it's really interesting!


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Old May 4th, 2007, 6:43 pm
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Re: Lemony Snicket

Well I did love them, until "The End". Oh my gosh it was HORRIBLE! We never found out what happened to everyone (the quagmires, the crew of the sub ect.) we never found out what was in the darn sugar bowl, we never found out if one of the parents survived and I could go on and on but you get it.... we didn't find out anything! It sucked. It was almost as if the author just gave up and decided that he didn't know how the story was supposed to end. I was so mad. (grrr..... I'm still mad!) I spent so much time reading all 13 books. double grrr.....


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Old May 6th, 2007, 2:52 am
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Re: Lemony Snicket

LOVED the books,and I'm pretty old!I couldn't say which was my favorite though because I loved them all.Granted,I DO love HP more.What about the Grimm Sisters,anyone read those?They were great too!


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Old May 6th, 2007, 3:00 am
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Re: Lemony Snicket

I really liked the first of the series, but I was severely disappointed with the last few books. They didn't resolve anything whatsoever. The author just kept leading us up to nothing. He is a really good and funny writer though, i just wish his story actually made sense. Hopefully Harry Potter will do a much better job of answering all our questions.


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