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The Composer Is Dead

Written by Lemony Snicket

Illustrated by Carson Ellis

The Composer Is Dead Synopsis

There's dreadful news from the symphony hall-the composer is dead! If you have ever heard an orchestra play, then you know that musicians are most certainly guilty of something. Where exactly were the violins on the night in question? Did anyone see the harp? Is the trumpet protesting a bit too boisterously? In this perplexing murder mystery, everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi, and nearly everyone is a musical instrument. But the composer is still dead. Perhaps you can solve the crime yourself. Join the Inspector as he interrogates all the unusual suspects. Then listen to the accompanying audio recording featuring Lemony Snicket and the music of Nathaniel Stookey performed by the San Francisco Symphony. Hear for yourself exactly what took place on that fateful, well-orchestrated evening.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780061236273
Publication date: 1st March 2009
Author: Lemony Snicket
Illustrator: Carson Ellis
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket had an unusual education which may or may not explain his ability to evade capture. He is the author of the 13 volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events, several picture books including The Dark, and the books collectively titled All The Wrong Questions. Colin Meloy once wrote Ray Bradbury a letter, informing him that he considered himself an author too. He was ten. Since then, Colin has gone on to be the singer and songwriter for the band the Decemberists, where he channels all of his weird ideas into weird songs. With the Wildwood Chronicles, he is now ...

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