The Nameless Novel

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EGMONT Press Release:

Brett Helquist, illustrator of the worldwide phenomenon A Series of Unfortunate Events is visiting London this weekend to launch a high profile consumer competition inviting fans of the series to guess the title of the twelfth volume in A Series of Unfortunate Events. Brett's visit marks the countdown to the eagerly awaited publication of Book the Twelfth, publishing in 4 weeks time.

The book is so shrouded in secrecy that even the publishers don't know what to expect. Books have been embargoed until 3pm on the 18th October but already excitement is building as bookshops throughout the country gear up for massive sales on launch day.

All will be revealed on the 18th October when the representative of Lemony Snicket, Mr Daniel Handler, will appear on the Today show in the US to announce the name of the the new novel. As soon as the secret has been disclosed, books will go on sale in both the US and the UK. This is the first time EVER that a book has been published with NO advance details - NO name and NO jacket.

The competition is a challenge to fans to spoil the surprise by guessing the name of the novel via a new website Egmont Press is distributing postcards in bookshops nationwide as well as sending emails, badgering friends and pleading for the public�s assistance in unearthing details about Mr. Snicket�s forthcoming novel.

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