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Publisher's Summary

Dear Listener,

The word "carnivorous", which appears in the title of this book, means "meat-eating", and once you have read such a bloodthirsty word, there is no reason to read any further. This carnivorous volume contains such a distressing story that consuming any of its contents would be far more stomach-turning than even the most imbalanced meal.

It would be best if I didn't mention any of the unnerving ingredients of this story, particularly a confusing map, an ambidextrous person, an unruly crowd, a wooden plank, and Chabo the Wolf Baby.

To avoid causing discomfort, your time might be better filled with something more palatable, such as eating your vegetables, or feeding them to someone else.

With all due respect,
Lemony Snicket

Don't miss the rest of A Series of Unfortunate Events or Audible's exclusive interview with Lemony Snicket!
©2002 Lemony Snicket; (P)2002, 2003 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"Tim Curry has the perfect, mysterious voice for this reading of Lemony Snicket's book." (School Library Journal)

What members say

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Tim curry makes it spectacular!!!

its so much better than reading. it sparkles with energy and fun!! loved it thoroughly!!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Very exciting😍

I love this book. The narrater was great and had emotions. READ THIS BOOK 📚. LOVE IT 😍

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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thrilling<br />

awesome book
it contains many thrilling moments great story great narrarator I just love it. 8

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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great

great book selection really impressed however some older books are still quite expensive

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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DONT PURCHASE THIS AUDIO BOOK

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I love the story

Who was your favorite character and why?

violet because shes inventive

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Tim Curry?

ANYONE ELSE BUT HIM

What character would you cut from The Carnivorous Carnival?

The two powder face twins

Any additional comments?

I wish i purchased a hard copy of the book rather than an audio because of the narrators voice

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Just okay

Some parts of the book are hard to understand. The book on the other hand is very good.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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An extremely great book

I loved The Carnivorous Carnival. It drew me in and made me want to read more. There was so much detail and was just overall great.

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Bobs review

I liked this book because it is a mystery book and l would recommend it to Jo.

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No letter again

I loved the story, but once again the letter to the editor was missing much to my dismay :(

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skipped in the last chapter

skipped in the last chapter no matter what I did. very dissapointed. I love these books so much.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful