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#1 of 6 Old 11-22-2001, 02:42 PM - Thread Starter
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I just bought Book the First, and it is such a beautifully designed book. They are little hardcover books with beautiful illustrations and the old tattered-edge pages. The premise of the books seems so original, I can't wait to start. Sorry to Harry Potter fans (I've only managed to read a few pages of the first Potter book), but these seem so much more creative.
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hi Pm , sounds intriguing , I've never heard of them, who's it by? mm
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I really enjoyed the first one. Moved right on to the second one. I enjoyed it also, but just haven't been inspird to start number 3. (I am re-reading HP though
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Actually now that I've read the first one, I'm not so impressed. They were inventive but I couldn't stand how he dealt with the baby; it was too much for me.

The author is Lemony Snickett.
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My 10 year old son loves these books! He is just starting Book the Seventh, The Vile Village.

The parts he reads to me are pretty hysterical.

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is the author Lemony Snickett?
(just b/c someone had asked)
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