There is nothing to be found in the pages of A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-seller to read. But if you must know what unpleasantries befall the charming and clever Baudelaire children read on... In The Bad Beginning the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune and cold porridge for breakfast. Then again, why trouble yourself with the unfortunate resolutions? With 5 million copies sold in the UK alone, one might consider Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events to make him one of the most successful childrens authors of the past decade. We, however, consider these miserable so-called adventure stories and the Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey that accompanied the books for children as nothing more than a dreadful mistake.
I think if I read this book in English, I need do the review in English too. OK, here I go... This is a incredible and amazing book suitable for every, Lemony Snicket welcomes us to the tragic life of the three Boudeler children, in this "first round" against the greedy and mean Count Olaf, who only want put his dirty hands on the children's heritage. Dive into this book, full of intrigue, chases, challenges and definitely without have a happy ending.
A sad truth in life that when someone has lost a loved one, friends some times avoid the person just when the presence of friends is most needed.