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Transcript of Daniel Handler
Born Feb 28, 1970 in San Francisco, Ca.
Younger sister named Rebecca Handler
Married Lisa Brown
Mother was a college dean
Attended Lowell High School
Commodore Sloat Elementary, Herbert Hoover Middle Other Important Info. Double majored in English & American Studies
First novel was "The Basic Eight"
While doing research for his 1st novel he created the pen name "Lemony Snicket"
http://www.bookbrowse.com Author and Screenwriter Daniel Handler Background Info. #2 Work Experience:
Freelance book and movie critic in New York
Wrote comedy sketches for a national radio show
Co-founded the magazine"American Chickens"
Wrote the books "A series Of Unfortunate Events:The Series" which became a movie
Is a novelist, screenwriter, and musician
Traumas: His inspiration for writing "Edward Gorey" died in 2000 Background Info. #3 Adventures and Hobbies:
Poetry, reading, screenwriting
Young adult/children's fiction
Dark fiction writing
Impact Life Has On Writing:
Parents were determined for their kids(Daniel) to write
Read a lot of dark fiction as a kid influenced his writing style Stories/Novels Comparison A Series of Unfortunate Events
"The Bad Beginning"
Date of Publication: Jan 1, 1999
Characters: Violet, Klaus, Sunny, Count Olaf
Setting: Late 19th century
Conflict: The Buadelair childrens parents die, and they have to move in with their cruel relative Count Olaf.
Solution: The Buadelair children come up with a plan to leave the care of Count Olaf. They end up living with Mr.Poe after Olaf fled from his home.
Mood: Suspenseful, Mysterious
Theme: Bad things can happen to good people. A Series of Unfortunate Events
"The End" Date of Publication: Oct 13, 2006
Characters: Violet, Klaus, Sunny, and Count Olaf
Setting: Late 19th Century
Conflict: The Buadelair's get abandoned from the colony just as Count Olaf disguises himself and claims to be Kit Snicket
Solution: count Olaf dies. Not really an answer because the kids are still left without knowing what will happen to them in the future.
Mood: Mysterious, dark, sad, and suspenseful
Theme: Don't judge a book by its cover. Pictures