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The Reptile Room Summary
Lemony Snicket

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The Reptile Room Summary

Plot Summary

The Reptile Room begins with the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and Sunny, traveling to their new guardian's home along Lousy Lane. Their trip is marred by the strong smell of horseradish and their fears about their new guardian. Dr. Montgomery Montgomery turns out to be much more than the children expected. He seems truly excited to have the children share his home and his work as a herpetologist, or snake expert. He has a job for each of the children, as they get ready for their snake-finding expedition to Peru. The Reptile Room, where Uncle Monty keeps all of his specimens, fascinates the children.

The orphans' joy is short-lived, however, as Uncle Monty's new assistant arrives on the job. His name is Stephano, and despite his lack of hair, shaved eyebrow and beard, the children know that he is really Count Olaf, their evil relative who is...

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