`If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book.'
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are most unfortunate children. Orphaned after the sudden death of their parents in a house fire, they are left in the hands of their guardian, Count Olaf, who has diabolical plans for them . . .
`A Series of Unfortunate Events' has sold more than 60 million copies worldwide, has been translated into 41 languages and was adapted into a 2004 film starring Jim Carrey.
`Wicked good fun' - Kirkus Reviews
This is Book 1 in the A Series of Unfortunate Events Series. See all A Series of Unfortunate Events books here.
Lemony Snicket was born before you were and is likely to die before you as well. He published his first book in 1999 and has not had a good night's sleep since. Mr Snicket is the author of quite a few books, all dreadful, and has been falsely accused of many crimes, all falsely. Once the recipient of several distinguished rewards, he is now an escapee of sev...More about Lemony Snicket