A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.Lemony Snicket, Horseradish
Hello my lovely readers!
On 30th March Netflix finally released the long-awaited second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events. The 10 episodes cover the novels 5 to 9 of Daniel Handler’s famous series. Let’s see whether the second season is as good as the first one!
At the end of the last season, the Beaudelairs made it to Prufrock Preparatory School. So, in the first two episodes the orphans try to get as comfortable was possible which is certainly a challenge, especially when Count Olaf returns. Violet, Klaus and Sunny try to escape his clutches and figure out the mystery surrounding their parents. They have to deal with an ersatz elevator, a vile village, a hostile hospital and a carnivorous carnival. However, their series of unfortunate events is far from over…
Although I was very excited about this season, I had my troubles getting back in. A Series of Unfortunate Events is the of show that requires a certain mood to watch, otherwise the whole thing can get on your nerves pretty easily. However, after the first to episodes I was back in the game and binge-watching. Continue reading
We finally reached the last volume of A Series of Unfortunate Events. The Beaudelaire orphans’ journey was hell of a ride. Let’s see what The End has in store for them!
Continuing the events from The Penultimate Peril, The End begins with Violet, Klaus and Sunny shipwrecked together with Count Olaf. After a terrible storm they wash up on the shore of an island in the middle of the ocean. Will the colonists be friendly? Or will they also fall for Olaf’s schemes?
I’ve been pretty excited to finally find out what end the Beaudelaire orphans might meet. Part 12, The Penultimate Peril, did not go the way I expected, so I was ready to be surprised. Continue reading
The end is drawing near. I just finished the penultimate book in Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events.What can you expect from The Penultimate Peril?
Well, for each step the Beaudelairs take to get closer to solving the mystery surrounding their lives, they are thrown back three. Once again they escaped Count Olaf’s clutches and now arrived at the Hotel Denouement. Just inches away from meeting the VFD people who might be able to tell the Beaudelair orphans about their parents, the evil side of VFD prepares to take over. Which side will the Beaudelairs be on? Continue reading
We’re getting closer to the end. I just finished part 11 of Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events and can’t wait to get my hands on the remaining two novels!
Things seemed pretty dark at the end of part #10, The Slippery Slope. But at least for a few pages things are looking up! The Beaudelaire orphans are saved by a submarine. How convenient, right? So Sunny, Klaus and Violet team up with the crew, they are even reunited with an old friend! But Count Olaf can’t be far away…
By now we’re into to our neck in this huge mystery. But instead of clearing up some stuff, the Grim Grotto surprises us with unexpected plot twists and even more knots in this twisted tale. Continue reading
We’re getting closer and closer to the end. I just finished part 10 of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. Only 3 more books to go! Let’s see how good The Slipper Slope was…
Things seems to be getting better for our three most beloved orphans. However, they are out of luck again. Violet and Klaus have to continue their journey up the mountain alone after Count Olaf almost killed them. Poor Sunny still remains in his clutches.
Is there a way out of this misery? And what awaits them on the peak?
We’ve reached a point in the books where you devour the novel in record speed as you desperately want to find out what’s behind the big mystery. The whole VFD thing is so fascinating and with each chapter a new layer is added. I am deeply impressed how intricate the story is. Continue reading