A brand-new book from the bestselling author of A Series of Unfortunate Events - a cautionary tale about his own demise.
For curious children and adults alike.
´Reading this little book feels like opening a window to let in air and light. It´s filled with curious information and powerful feelings, and is humorous, sad, meditative and rapturous by turns.´ Guardian
´A strange, beguiling, beautiful book. No one else could have written it, or anything even a little like it. If Lemony Snicket didn´t exist, we´d have to invent him.´ Anthony McGowan, author of Lark
For more than twenty years, Lemony Snicket has led millions of young readers through a mysterious world of bewildering questions and unfortunate events. With this latest book - a love letter to readers young and old about the vagaries of real life - long-time fans and new readers alike will experience Snicket´s distinctive voice in a new way.
This true story - as true as Lemony Snicket himself - begins with a puzzling note under his door: You had poison for breakfast. Following a winding trail of clues to solve the mystery of his own demise, Snicket takes us on a thought-provoking tour of his predilections...