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A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril

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Dear Reader,
If this is the first book you found while searching for a book to read next, then the first thing you should know is that this next-to-last book is what you should put down first. Sadly, this book presents the penultimate chronicle of the lives of the Baudelaire orphans, and the first thing you should know about this next-to-last book is that it is next-to-first in its supply of misery, despair, and unpleasantness.

Probably the next-to-last things you would like to read about are the first things you would encounter in this next-to-last book, including a harpoon gun, a rooftop sunbathing salon, two mysterious initials, three unidentified triplets, a notorious villain, an unsavory curry, and several people you might find distressingly familiar and familiarly distressing.

Next-to-last things are the first thing to be avoided, and so allow me to recommend that you put this next-to-last book down first, and find something else to read next at last, such as the next-to-last book in another chronicle, or a chronicle containing other next-to-last things, so that this next-to-last book does not become the next-to-last book you will read.

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I love this series, so much that i don't want to read the last one. These are all brilliant books, the characters feel so real, even though they can be a bit over the top, you understand them. Such an amazing series
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this book is the seconed best of the series!!! i love lemony snickett i hope he wrifhts more go girl
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this book is the seconed best of the series!!! i love lemony snickett
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780064410151
Author:
Helquist, Brett
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Illustrator:
Brett Helquist
Illustrator:
Helquist, Brett
Author:
L
Author:
by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist
Author:
Sakuragi, Yaya
Author:
Kupperman, Michael
Author:
Kupperman, Michae
Author:
Helquist, Brett
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Series of Unfortunate Events
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
October 18, 2005
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 1.27222 in 13.2 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 368 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780064410151 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

The stakes just got higher at Hotel Denouement — no orphan is safe, as plot twists abound and shudder-causing jeopardy is rife. Read this, the next-to-last installment, at your own risk!

"Synopsis" by , Lemony Snicket returns with the last book before the last book of his New York Times bestselling Series of Unfortunate Events.
"Synopsis" by , Lemony Snicket returns with the last book before the last book of his bestselling Series of Unfortunate Events. Scream and run away before the secrets of the series are revealed!

Very little is known about Lemony Snicket and A Series of Unfortunate Events. What we do know is contained in the following brief list:

o The books have inexplicably sold millions and millions of copies worldwide

o People in more than 40 countries are consumed by consuming Snicket

o The movie was as sad as the books, if not more so

o Like unrefrigerated butter and fungus, the popularity of these books keeps spreading

Even less is known about book the twelfth in this alarming phenomenon. What we do know is contained in the following brief list:

o In this book, things only get worse

o Count Olaf is still evil

o The Baudelaire orphans do not win a contest

o The title begins with the word, ′The′

Sometimes, ignorance is bliss.

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