Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket is the pen name of American novelist Daniel Handler (born February 28, 1970). Snicket is the author of several children's books, serving as the narrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events (his best-known work) and appearing as a character within the series. Because of this, the name Lemony Snicket may refer to both a fictional character and a real person. This article deals primarily with the character.

As a character, Snicket is a harried, troubled writer and researcher falsely accused of felonies and continuously hunted by the police and his enemies, the fire-starting side of the secret organization Volunteer Fire Department (V.F.D.). As a child he was kidnapped and inducted as a "neophyte" into V.F.D., where he was trained in rhetoric and sent on seemingly pointless missions while all connections to his former life, apart from his siblings Jacques and Kit (who were also kidnapped and inducted), were severed. In the organization he met and fell in love with a peer named Beatrice, to whom he eventually became engaged. After a series of unfortunate events (after which the real-world series is in some ways named), he became falsely accused of murder and arson. Eventually the fallacies grew so much that The Daily Punctilio reported his death. Beatrice eventually moved on and married Bertrand Baudelaire, becoming the mother of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire, the ... (more)

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Others non-spefi books (13)
2006  The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #13)
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2005  The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #12)
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2004  The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #11)
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2003  The Slippery Slope (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #10)
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2002  The Carnivorous Carnival (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #9)
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2001  The Hostile Hospital (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #8)
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2001  The Vile Village (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #7)
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2001  The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #6)
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2000  The Austere Academy (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #5)
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2000  The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #4)
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2000  The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #3)
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1999  The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
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1999  The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #2)
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