Skulduggery Pleasant: Book 1 - By Derek Landy

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Skulduggery Pleasant: Book 1


Written by: Derek Landy
Category: Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 0007241623
ISBN 13: 9780007241620
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 371
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date Published: 2007
Language: English
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Synopsis:

Book 1 in the Skulduggery Pleasant series (aka Scepter of the Ancients). “So you won't keep anything from me again?” He put his hand to his chest. “Cross my heart and hope to die.” “Okay then. Though you don't actually have a heart,” she said. “I know.” “And technically, you've already died.” “I know that too.” “Just so we're clear.” 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 Read more Author Biography: 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."

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