Lemony Snicket

The Austere Academy - Book 5

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Hardcover, laminated pictorial boards. American edition precedes
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Other Titles
The Bad Beginning
The Reptile Room
The Wide Window
The Miserable Mill
The Ersatz Elevator
The Vile Village
The Hostile Hospital
The Carnivorous Carnival
The Slippery Slope
The Grim Grotto
Unauthorised Autobiography

Lemony Snicket Austere Academy

Published 2002 by Egmont in London

SYNOPSIS

If you are looking for a story about cheerful youngsters spending a jolly time at boarding school, look elsewhere. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent and resourceful children, and you might expect that they would do very well at school. Don't. For the Baudelaires, school turns out to be another miserable episode in their unlucky lives. Truth be told, within the chapters that make up this dreadful story, the children will face snapping crabs, strict punishments, dripping fungus, comprehensive exams, violin recitals, S.O.R.E., and the metric system. It is my solemn duty to stay up all night researching and writing the history of these three hapless youngsters, but you may be more comfortable getting a good night's sleep. In that case, you should probably choose some other book With all due respect,

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