2006: #67 – The Grim Grotto (Lemony Snicket)

The Grim Grotto Book Cover The Grim Grotto
Series of Unfortunate Events #11
Lemony Snicket
Juvenile Fiction
Egmont Books (UK)
September 1, 2012

Dear Reader,

Unless you are a slug, a sea anemone, or mildew, you probably prefer not to be damp. You might also prefer not to read this book, in which the Baudelaire siblings encounter an unpleasant amount of dampness as they descend into the depths of despair, underwater.

In fact, the horrors they encounter are too numerous to list, and you wouldn’t want me to even mention the worst of it, which includes mushrooms, a desperate search for something lost, a mechanical monster, a distressing message from a lost friend, and tap dancing.

As a dedicated author who has pledged to keep recording the depressing story of the Baudelaires, I must continue to delve deep into the cavernous depths of the orphans’ lives. You, on the other hand, may delve into some happier book in order to keep your eyes and your spirits from being dampened.

With all due respect,
Lemony Snicket

Book #67 was The Grim Grotto, book the eleventh in Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events.

These books just keep getting better. The Baudelaire children are even getting love interests! There was even very near death in this one. The storyline is really starting to come together. I’m almost sad that there are only 2 books left.

Book count: 67
Pages in book: 323
Page count: 27,231
Words in book: 48,526

Word count: 7,910,789

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