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The Austere Academy Summary
Lemony Snicket

Everything you need to understand or teach The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket.

  • The Austere Academy Summary & Study Guide
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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The Austere Academy Summary

Plot Summary

The Austere Academy is a school that most children would dread. It is entirely grey and devoid of any character. However, the characters in the story provide their own unique coloration to this dull place. An entirely new group of characters are introduced in this story, starting with Principal Nero.

The Baudelaires find that they are once again in the care of an adult who doesn't have the slightest clue as to how to take care of children. Nero fancies himself a genius and spends his time torturing children and playing the violin. Sunny gets stuck with the worst lot and ends up having to become his secretary.

The children are forced to live in a horrible shack and are deprived the use of a library for the first time in this series. However, this void is filled with the introduction of two actual friends for the Baudelaires...

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