Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant - book 1)

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9780007279005: Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant - book 1)

Meet Skulduggery Pleasant

Ace Detective
Snappy Dresser
Razor-tongued Wit
Crackerjack Sorcerer
and
Walking, Talking,
Fire-throwing Skeleton

--as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented twelve-year-old.

These two alone must defeat an all-consuming ancient evil.

The end of the world?

Over his dead body.

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Review:

"A distinctly Horowitzian humor and verve." -- London Times

"Expected to take over Harry Potter's place." -- UPI

"Fun and quirky with lots of humor." -- Locus

Fun and quirky with lots of humor. --Locus

Expected to take over Harry Potter s place. --UPI

"Fun and quirky with lots of humor."--Locus

"Expected to take over Harry Potter's place."--UPI

"A distinctly Horowitzian humor and verve."--London Times

"This book is a delight. Full of character, black humor, and great fun."--Daily Telegraph (London)

"Landy keeps the action brisk, his characters slightly macabre, and uses humor to take the edge off."--ALA Booklist

An utterly charming debut, perfect for the Potter crowd. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

Landy keeps the action brisk, his characters slightly macabre, and uses humor to take the edge off. --ALA Booklist"

Fun and quirky with lots of humor. --Locus"

A distinctly Horowitzian humor and verve. --London Times"

This book is a delight. Full of character, black humor, and great fun. --Daily Telegraph (London)"

Expected to take over Harry Potter s place. --UPI"

"An utterly charming debut, perfect for the Potter crowd."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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And he’s the good guy

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