|Plot Summary of Penultimate Peril|
The three Baudelaire Orphans are dropped off by a women part of V.F.D. named Kit Snicket. They are dropped off at a hotel called The Hotel Denouement.Their job is to disguise themselves as concierges and find out which guest are villains and which guest are volunteers at V.F.D.
There is a secret sugarbowl iteam which is part of V.F.D. that the villians mainly Count Olaf is trying to steal. It is protected and the secret is only known by the hotel manager, Dewey. Dewey comes out from his hiding place to talk to the Baudelaire Orphans of whom he was expecting. He was trying to answer the many unanswered questions that were still unsolved from previous events. Although none went answered due to Count Olaf killing him with a harpoon gun.
The Baudelaires are put on trial along with Count Olaf blindfolded for the crimes they are accussed of. Count Olaf and the Baudelaires both take off their blindfolds, which is a crime and both try to escape. Suprisingly, The Baudelaires end up helping Olaf escape knowing that they both need to get out of the hotel. They end up burning it and escape safely.
This synopsis report prepared by Nick
The three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and Sunny are once again caught up in a series of unfortunate events. Kit Snicket comes to pick them up at the beach and take them to Hotel Denoument where V.F.D. is going to have their meeting on Thursday at the last safe place. While they are there, they have to disguise themselves as concierges to try to find out if the guests are volunteers or villains.
While they are working at the hotel, they come across other people, good and bad, from their other books. They see Carmelita Spats, Esme Squalor, Sir and others they have stayed with. Then during the night, Dewey Denoument comes out of his hiding place to try to answer their many questions, which unfortunately quite a few of them are still unanswered.
When they got back inside they saw Count Olaf, who tries to, once again, take the Baudelaires. Count Olaf and the Baudelaires are then put on trial, but end up helping Olaf escape.
This synopsis report prepared by Ashley
|Chapter Analysis of Penultimate Peril|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 2000+ (Present Day)
Kids growing up/acting up?
- solving crimes (scooby doooo!)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
- a teen
- long lived adults
- White (American)
- Extremely cynical or arrogant
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 3 ()
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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