The Reptile Room - A Series of Unfortunate Events (Paperback)
  • The Reptile Room - A Series of Unfortunate Events (Paperback)
zoom

The Reptile Room - A Series of Unfortunate Events (Paperback)

(author)
3 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£6.99
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 03/09/2012
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Dear reader,

There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-selling series to read. But if you insist on discovering the unpleasant adventures of the Baudelaire orphans, then proceed with caution...

Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky.

In The Reptile Room the siblings endure a car accident, a terrible smell, a deadly serpent, a long knife, a brass reading lamp, and the re-appearance of a person they'd hoped never to see again.

In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted.

Despite their wretched contents, A Series of Unfortunate Events has sold 60 million copies worldwide and been made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey. And in the future things are poised to get much worse, thanks to the forthcoming Netflix series directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. You have been warned.

Are you unlucky enough to own all 13 adventures?

The Bad Beginning

The Reptile Room

The Wide Window

The Miserable Mill

The Austere Academy

The Ersatz Elevator

The Vile Village

The Hostile Hospital

The Carnivorous Carnival

The Slippery Slope

The Grim Grotto

The Penultimate Peril

The End

And what about All The Wrong Questions? In this four-book series a 13-year-old Lemony chronicles his dangerous and puzzling apprenticeship in a mysterious organisation that nobody knows anything about:

'Who Could That Be at This Hour?'

'When Did you Last See Her?'

'Shouldn't You Be in School?'

'Why is This Night Different from All Other Nights?'

Lemony Snicket was born before you were and is likely to die before you as well. He was born in a small town where the inhabitants were suspicious and prone to riot. He grew up near the sea and currently lives beneath it. Until recently, he was living somewhere else.

Brett Helquist was born in Ganado, Arizona, grew up in Orem, Utah, and now lives in New York City. He earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Brigham Young University and has been illustrating ever since. His art has appeared in many publications, including Cricket magazine and The New York Times.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781405266079
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 180 g
Dimensions: 186 x 129 x 17 mm

You may also be interested in...

Quidditch Through the Ages
Added to basket
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Added to basket
Goodnight Mister Tom
Added to basket
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Added to basket
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two
Added to basket
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Added to basket
Grandpa's Great Escape
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Night Bus Hero
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The BFG
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Added to basket
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Added to basket
Rooftoppers
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Tom Gates 18: Ten Tremendous Tales (HB)
Added to basket
The Witches
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
The World's Worst Children
Added to basket
£14.99   £10.99
Hardback
Jake Ronan

“another one (DJ Khaled voice) ”

A continuation from the first book this book is very well written and adheres to all ages which is what I love about writers who create books that mix both adult and child preferences together.

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 62

“As Good As The First.”

This book is just as good as the first, written in the same great fashion and filled with moments that keep you on the edge of your seat.

The children have moved on to live with a new guardian, one much easier to... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 57

“Great book!”

This is another great book in the series.

One of the things I like about this book is that they give away what’s going to happen at the end fairly early on in the story. Uncle Monty won’t survive the book. But even... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 5

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.