The End by Lemony Snicket
(A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)

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Synopsis

Like an off-key violin concert, the Roman Empire, or food poisoning, all things must come to an end. Thankfully, this includes A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. The thirteenth and final installment in the groundbreaking series will answer readers' most burning questions: Will Count Olaf prevail? Will the Baudelaires survive? Will the series end happily? If there's nothing out there, what was that noise?

Then again, why trouble yourself with unfortunate resolutions? Avoid the thirteenth and final book of Lemony Snicket's international bestselling series and you'll never have to know what happens.

Ages 10+

 

About Lemony Snicket

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Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Composer Is Dead. Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Roger, The Jolly Pirate, to the alarming New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events, to the cozy E. B. White Read-Aloud Award finalist bedtime for bear. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins. 368 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The final installment in the “Unfortunate Events” books by Lemony Snicket, a k a Daniel Handler, serves up his trademark blend of goofball humor and suspense.

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This left me unsatisfied, like eating a tuna fish sandwich when what you really wanted was a cheeseburger.

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That mystery grew in the later books, and though I don't have an elaborate theory for how this series will end, the way I do for that other grown-up grabbing kid lit series, I am now, after those last few books, far more curious about how these mysteries will play out.

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No matter how this book ended, there would be those who did not like the ending.

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The End would really be the end, and yet it isn’t the end, or at least it gives readers a chance to make The End their own.

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In taking a closer look at The End, after catching up on the entire Series of Unfortunate Events books, it has become clear to me exactly why The End ended as it did.

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Lemony Snicket's children's books collectively known as A Series of Unfortunate Events chronicles the sad and mysterious childhood of orphans Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire across thirteen main novels with two nonconsecutive books (those being Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography an...

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The Bottom Line"The end of The End is the best place to begin the The End, because if you read The End from the beginning of the beginning of The End to the end of the end of The End, you will arrive at the end of your rope."

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Kidz World

This book contains an artistic portfolio of letters between Lemony Snicket and Beatrice, as well as a fold out poster and punch out letters that can be removed and arranged to reveal an important secret message.

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