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  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Middle Grade; 1 edition (Sept. 9 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0064410145
  • ISBN-13: 978-0064410144
  • Product Dimensions: 18 x 13 x 3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #12,189 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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By 19 Years Waiting on March 19 2007
Format: Hardcover
I loved this book. I loved Klaus' ill-fated connection with the mysterious Fiona, the crisis with the mushrooms, and above all the last chapters, where the bigger mysteries of VFD finally begin coming together. The ending is probably the single best ending in the series...

I am now ready for book 12, which unfortunately I am getting only for Christmas. In the meantime a discovered a new very interesting series titled "Why some cats are rascals". Totally different story, but how captivating! I gave it for my younger sister as a Christmas gift.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Peter Leveque on Oct. 2 2004
Format: Hardcover
The Baudelaire orphans are back in another miserable story about their unhappy and desolate lives. The Grim Grotto continues to the story which has become progressively deeper and more complex since the series took on more of a movie serial format around book five or so of the series. Readers of the last 4 or 5 of the novels will enjoy this one, which delves deeper into the various mysteries surrounding the three Baudelaire children. It is unfortunate that the publishing schedule for these books leaves such a long time between instalments, as many questions are again left unanswered (what is VFD? What is the significance of the sugar bowl? who is Beatrice?)
In this book, the Baudelaire's encounter an old friend and meet some new members of VFD. Clues about the nature of that organization are sprinkled throughout the book, but as with the last several books, more questions than answers are provided and as ever, the acronym is used in several different and clever ways). Much of the action takes place in a rickety submarine run by a boisterous captain and in the grotto which is referred to in the title. The Baudelaires are still on the run from their villianous relative Count Olaf, though here he often seems more silly than sinister. The greatest danger is that faced by one of the orphans who encounters the Medusoid Mycelium, a sequence which might be the scariest and most suspenseful in the series to date.
My kids enjoy these books a lot (and I do too) and this one, like the others, is dotted with a variety of humourous literary and other allusions that are likely wasted on younger readers but are a delight for the parents who have to read them.
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By Jamieson Villeneuve TOP 1000 REVIEWER on Dec 7 2008
Format: Hardcover
In the eleventh book in "A Series of Unfortunate Events", we find the three young Baudelaire siblings in a grim bit of trouble, escaping from the nefarious Count Olaf by riding a toboggan down the Stricken Stream, hoping to find a sugar bowl before he does.

The Baudelaire siblings don't know what is so important about the sugar bowl, only that it may mean the end of their troubles.Unsure how to get out of the Stricken Stream without drowning, the three siblings contemplate their fate. Violet, the oldest of the Baudelaires, is the best inventor the world has ever seen; even she can't figure a way out of the mess they are in. Klaus, the second oldest, is as befuddled as his sister.

He hasn't read anything in any book that would help them escape a river. Sunny, the youngest Baudelaire, can just barely hang on for dear life.Their luck looks like it may be turning, however, when a submarine floats up from underneath them. Climbing aboard the sea vessel, they are introduced to Captain Widdershins and his stepdaughter Fiona.

They are part of the mysterious organization of V. F. D., and have been on the look out for the trio of Baudelaires. The papers have been blaming the trio for all of Count Olaf's devious deeds and Widdershins and Fiona were able to guess the Baudelaires' location.They are heading towards the last safe place, which they must reach before the V. F. D. meeting commences on Thursday. Count Olaf plans to commit another act of arson. They must also find the sugar bowl before Count Olaf, otherwise, the trouble has only begun....

From start to finish, I loved this book. I have been a huge fan of "A Series of Unfortunate Events" from its beginning and this is the best book yet. I'm not just saying that either.
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By A Customer on Nov. 3 2005
Format: Hardcover
This is a great book!! Very depressing, great for a rainy day. I love all the expanations of words and poisonous mushrooms- yum! I can't wait to read the rest of the series!
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By RICK on Oct. 21 2005
Format: Hardcover
This is a great book; nuff said.
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