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Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1)

Book 1, Skulduggery Pleasant

Derek Landy

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Description

Meet Skulduggery Pleasant: detective, sorcerer, warrior.

Oh yeah. And dead.

Stephanie's uncle Gordon is a writer of horror fiction. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, Stephanie learns that while he may have written horror, it certainly wasn't fiction.

Pursued by evil forces intent on recovering a mysterious key, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source – the wisecracking skeleton of a dead wizard.

When all hell breaks loose, it's lucky for Skulduggery that he's already dead. Though he's about to discover that being a skeleton doesn't stop you from being tortured, if the torturer is determined enough. And if there's anything Skulduggery hates, it's torture… Will evil win the day? Will Stephanie and Skulduggery stop bickering long enough to stop it? One thing's for sure: evil won't know what's hit it.

Reviews

Praise for Skulduggery Pleasant:

'Skulduggery Pleasant serves up a thoroughly satisfying blend of humour, magic and adventure. Once you've met Stephanie and Skulduggery, you'll be clamouring for a sequel' Rick Riordan

'Hugely enjoyable – a thrill-a-minute adventure' Jonathan Stroud

'exciting, pacy, nicely handled and fun' Philip Ardagh, Guardian

About the author

Derek Landy lives near Dublin. Before writing his children's story about a sharply-dressed skeleton detective, he wrote the screenplays for a zombie movie and a murderous horror film. "I think my career-guidance teacher is spinning in her grave," he says, "or she would be if she were dead."

Customer Reviews

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Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1)
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  • £5.49
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Fantasy
  • Published: 02 April 2007
  • Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
  • Print Length: 384 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 1, Skulduggery Pleasant
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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