‘He's behind you!’: Reflections on Repetition and Predictability in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
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- Butt, B. Children's Literature in Education (2003) 34: 277. doi:10.1023/B:CLID.0000004895.65809.71
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This article offers a reflection on the recent success of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. It considers what has contributed to the popularity of the series and questions whether its 13-volume length is a reflection of the need to tell the story over the duration it demands, or the decision to exploit a lucrative publishing opportunity.