The book starts off with a note from the author:
To Beatrice- darling, dearest...dead.
One day,the 3 Baudelaire children,Violet,a 14-year-old inventor, Klaus, the middle child who loved reading, and Sunny Baudelaire: not much taller than a boot and loved biting things, were taking a walk down the beach. Happy,right? NO.
The story carries on and involves: an evil plot to get a veery big fortune, puttanasca sauce,the youngest child hanging out of a birdcage, and the eldest JUST avoiding marrige...