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The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1)

The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1)
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Nothing that I didn't like ...

9 years, 7 months ago at Jan 6 21:11
2 votes
... I thoroughly enjoyed every part of this book. The writing was loose, friendly and quite endearing. Having already seen the feature film of the same name, I was already familiar with the characters, but if I had begun my Lemony Snicket experience with the books, I still would have found them intriguing.

Perfect read for younger (and probably most older) audiences, especially if t... read more

Nada mal.

5 years ago at Aug 3 6:35
2 votes
A capa, o título, a adaptação cinematográfica... Ao decidir ler o livro, sabia que estaria lendo um livro de conteúdo infantil. Um livro para crianças? Quantas crianças aguentariam, ou mesmo entenderiam um livro de conteúdo tão prolixo - uma palavra que aqui significa um texto longo, com palavras difíceis a ponto de me fazerem andar com um dicionário ao lado, coisa que não fazia nem ao... read more

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3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 14 2:29
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This is one of those things best experienced twice, once as a kid and then again as an adult or teenager. There are things you wont get the first time that only a more mature person would get, and it only gets better as time progresses. Brilliant in every use of the word (except as a shiny object, that wouldn't make any sense). Lemony Snicket is a genius.
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Description: Dear Reader, I'm sorry to say that the book you are holding in your hands is extremely unpleasant. It tells an unhappy tale about three very unlucky children. Even though they are charming and clever, the Baudelaire siblings lead lives filled with misery and woe. From the very first page of this book when the children are at the beach and receive terrible news, continuing on through the entire story, disaster lurks at their heels. One might say they are magnets for misfortune. In this short book alone, the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their f ... (more)
Manufacturer: HarperCollins
Release date: 30 September 1999
ISBN-10 : 0064407667 | ISBN-13: 9780064407663
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