The Wide Window - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

As the children sail out onto Lake Lachrymose in the middle of the hurricane, the author breaks into the narrative, stating that the publishers of the book are concerned that children will attempt to emulate the Baudelaires.

Instead of discouraging children from doing such a dangerous thing, the author states that, "If you ever need to get to Curdled Cave in a hurry, do not, under any circumstances, attempt to steal a boat to sail across Lake Lachrymose in a hurricane." This warning is without meaning, since the places mentioned within the book do not exist.

The Baudelaires do not have much experience in operating sailboats, but manage to pool what skills they do have to successfully begin steering the boat towards Curdled Cave. As the hurricane ends, they reach their destination. As they arrive, they hear the sounds of terrible wailing.

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