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The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events 12)

Written by Lemony Snicket

Part of the A Series of Unfortunate Events Series

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This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. Deeply ironic and highly regarded, the series regales readers with the hugely entertaining details of the tragic life of the orphaned Baulelaire children, Violet, Klaus and Sunny continues in two further volumes for which all series fans have been waiting.

This is the next-to-last chronicle of the lives of the Baudelaire orphans, and it is next-to-first in its supply of unpleasantness. Probably the next-to-last things you would like to read about are a harpoon gun, a rooftop sunbathing salon, two mysterious initials, three unidentified triplets, a notorious villain and an unsavoury curry. Next-to-last things are the first things to be avoided!

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The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events 12) Synopsis

There is nothing to be found in the pages of these books but misery and despair. You still have time to choose something else to read. But if you must know what unpleasantries befall the charming and clever Baudelaire children read on...The Penultimate Peril. Sadly this next-to-last chronicle of the lives of the Baudelaire orphans, and it is next-to-first in its supply of unpleasantness. Probably the next-to-last things you would like to read about are a harpoon gun, a rooftop sunbathing salon, two mysterious initials, three unidentified triplets, a notorious villain and an unsavoury curry. Next-to-last things are the first thing to be avoided!

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ISBN: 9781405253871
Publication date: 06/09/2010
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781405253871
Publication date: 6th September 2010
Author: Lemony Snicket
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers

About Lemony Snicket

Image © Meredith Heuer Lemony Snicket had an unusual education and a perplexing youth, and now endures a despondent adulthood. His previous published works include the thirteen volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Composer Is Dead, and 13 Words. His forthcoming book, “Who Could That Be at This Hour?”, which is the first question in a series of All The Wrong Questions, will be made available only to the general public on October 23, 2012.  He is represented in all matters literary, legal, and social by Daniel Handler, author of the Printz Honor-award winning Why We Broke Up. ...

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