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Post by Prof. Opal Dragonfly » Wed Oct 10, 2007 4:12 am

Loved the series, until the final book. Quite frankly, I was left going "HUH?" Still, it was a terrific work (and the companion pieces were also terrific). Prof. Opal
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Post by Marguerite Davenport » Sun Oct 14, 2007 3:41 am

I've only read the first book of the Lemony Snicket books. But I loved it, it was wonderful. I'm looking foward to reading the rest.
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Post by Leanna Lovegood » Sat Oct 02, 2010 4:32 pm

I really like them. They're like my comic relief. I love the sarcasm and the way he defines the words. They are very well written. I didn't like the film. I don't know...I just didn't.
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Post by Tbyrd » Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:56 pm

I have been recommended to read The Basic Eight so many times that I finally just broke down and ordered it on bn.

It was compared to The Secret History by Donna Tartt and Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl, both of which I enjoyed (the former even more than the latter).

I'm very excited to read it!
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Post by Nozomi Kisaragi » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:43 pm

A Series of Unfortunate Events is so good! I got into them a loooong time ago (not too long though) in middle school. Over the summer, I got my little brother into the books (He's 9). He's on the 10th one (He's not to keen on reading at home), The Slippery Slope.
I love how these books are great for children and adults, and how Snicket explains everything with clarity and the utmost hilarity. The last book made me cry! It's such a good series! I remember reading them in science class. I'd read about 1 a day when they weren't too thick, like the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th one.
Lol, in 6th grade I remember my best friend Amanda and I used to sing the Volunteers Fighting Disease song from The Hostile Hospital. :D
Haha, I'm gonna post it:

We are volunteers fighting disease,
And we're cheerful all day long.
If someone said that we were sad,
That person would be wrong.

We visit people who are sick,
And try to make them smile.
Even if their noses bleed,
Or if they cough up bile.

Tra la la, Fiddle dee dee,
Hope you get well soon.
Ho ho ho, hee hee hee,
Have a heart-shaped balloon.

We visit people who are ill,
And try to make them laugh.
Even if the doctor says,
He must saw them in half.

We sing and sing all night and day,
And then we sing some more.
We sing to boys with broken bones,
And girls whose throats are sore.

Tra la la, Fiddle dee dee,
Hope you get well soon.
Ho ho ho, Hee hee hee,
Have a heart-shaped balloon.

We sing to men with measles,
And to women with the flu.
And if you breathe in deadly germs,
We'll probably sing to you.

Tra la la, Fiddle dee dee,
Hope you get well soon.
Ho ho ho, Hee hee hee,
Have a heart-shaped balloon.


And yeah, the movie is crap.
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