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29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy

by Lemony Snicket

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  Kaethe | Oct 17, 2016 |
There is nothing remotely ominous or unusual about the Swinster Pharmacy, but a girl, a boy, and their dog find it intensely suspicious. The tone of the illustrations, with lots of dark gray, does make the place seem a little dark, but it's entirely in the kids' heads. More baffling than funny, really; not my favorite Lemony Snicket.

"It tells the story of a little girl, a little boy, and their little dog, who grow intensely fascinated with the mysterious Swinster Pharmacy of the neighboring town and begin pondering what it might sell. Beneath it is a lovely allegory about the capacity of children’s imaginations to see enigmatic wonder in even the simplest things and find multiple meanings in the most mundane." -- http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/11/18/best-childrens-books-2014/ ( )
  JennyArch | Mar 20, 2015 |
Snicket makes our world a better place, I think. A Haruki Murakami for the younger set. ( )
  debnance | Dec 7, 2014 |
I'm having difficulty thinking of a target audience for this little oddity. Great illustrations. ( )
  shelf-employed | Jun 19, 2014 |
I am completely puzzled ... ( )
  melodyreads | May 7, 2014 |
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A brother and sister wonder about the mysterious establishment across town called the Swinster Pharmacy.

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