The Ersatz Elevator

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Arriving at Dark Avenue, the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and little Sunny, begin their new life with Jerome and Esme Squalor. Jerome is a kind man, but he agrees unquestioningly with everything said by his wife, who is the city's sixth most important financial advisor. The Baudelaires find themselves in a strange world of in things: aqueous martinis (consisting of water with an olive), pinstripe suits (even for infant Sunny) and meals only involving salmon. Sadly, elevators are out, and the children are obliged ...

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CandMllsp

Sep 22, 2011

Wonderful Series

These books are for my 10 yr old granddaughter as she loves this series very much!

Hunter10

Jan 30, 2009

A Must Read book of the century (So far)

This book was the best out of all of the other Lemony Snicket series.Put down Harry Potter because this tale is way better!I couldn't even put it down! I was breathless to figure out what would become of these three children.I just wish that Mr. Poe would have been more comforting towards them. Besides their parents had already perished in a fire.And I think he should have met Count Olaf before letting the three youngsters live with him. I really think he should have let the Baudelaires decide where they wanted to live.Anyways this book was about the three children going to live at 667 Dark Avenue. Their gaurdians were Jerome and Esme Squalor and Esme was always talking about wether things were in or out. And then Count Olaf appears disguised as an auctioneer. And later on he kidnaps the Quagmire triplets along with Esme Squalor his girlfriend.The triplets are in a red herring from the In Auction. Then Count Olaf escapes as usual with his comrades.

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