The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1)

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Reader reviewed by Joyce

Although the first book in the "Series of Unfortunate Events" was interesting and held my interest throughout, I found the narrator to be highly annoying with his constant interrupting of the story to define words or tell what he would do. I like the narrator of the story to be invisible.

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whoa whoa whoa!
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Reader reviewed by sarhahahahahahaha

so this book is pretty dope. its starts out with like these three kids who's parants die (*tear*) and they get a bad guardian and they escape from him.its super interesting. and its also kind of sad but its also a mystery!! so if you like mysteries here is your book! its also apart of a series so if you end up liking it you'll get to keep reading it!! make sure you take a look at this popular book!!!
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The Bad Beginning
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Reader reviewed by Nicki

Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are three wealthy, clever, fortunate children whose parents just died in a tragic fire. The story doesnt stop going down hill from there, in fact it has only just begun. From the night of their parents death to the day they stand at Count Olafs doorstep each and every passing day gets worst. They are forced by Count Olaf to cook, clean, marry, and watch him get close enough to stealing their fortune. Hes evil wretched man who enjoys making them miserable while attempting to steal their fortune. However he very much under estimates their intelligence because Violet Baudelaire would not marry that wretched man if he were the last man on Earth. She knew if she signed the wedding papers with her left hand she would fool him. Then, Count Olaf being the self center bragger he is told everyone in the room the wedding was real, however Violet explains it is not a valid marriage because she signed with her left hand therefore he cant get their fortune. Mean while the police are coming, so Count Olaf and his evil crew run out of the theatre and make a get away. The story ends with the Baudelaire an orphan going back to Mr. Poes house and ready to go to a new home.
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sad beging of a long life
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Reader reviewed by paywis

this book tells the story of three siblings whos parents have died druning a terrible fire. they are force to live with a relitive who makes them take care of him and his company.
Violet the eldest is forced to marry thier gardian because until she is of age to collect her parents fourtune is locked up with Mr. poe.
the siblings are about to start on a hard journey.
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ugh...
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Reader reviewed by Milanna R.

i really did not enjoy this book. it was boring and just horrible. it was a dumb book but the others were pretty good. it is about three children and their parents die. they have a pretty big fortune and the uncle wants to steal it. he makes up these plans to try and steal their fortune. i would have to say that this is one of the books i least enjoyed.
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ewwwww
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Reader reviewed by stellargurl12

this is the first book in the series i think. everyone reads them and says they are good but i dont so much as like them. but i guess they can be a good series. i might start reading them soon. this first one i have already read. it was about the kids moving in with their uncle after their parents had just died in the accident. it was ok but i dodnt like ti too much.
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Reader reviewed by JJ

i hate this book it was so boring i could barely finish it if you read this and haven't read this book yet don't unless you really want a snooze fest!
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Boring
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Reader reviewed by Erin

Well the title of my review should just let all of you know that I didn't like this book. It was just really boring. I dunno maybe it's because I grew out of the "magical" book phase well before the 3rd Harry Potter book. I think that if your below ten these books would maybe tickle your fancy. However anyone older should deffinatly look into a different series.
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Reader reviewed by Kayleigh

A series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning is a great book about three children who lost their parents in a fire at a young age. They are trying to find a home that suits them and a place where they are loved. There is an evil man they have to stay with named Count Olaf. He follows the Baudelaire children from home to home to try to steal the Baudelaire fortune. Even though the book is quite depressing,it has many exciting twists and turns that make you wanna keep reading!
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