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Hugely enjoyable – a thrill-a-minute adventure.' Jonathan Stroud
'It's exciting, pacy, nicely handled and fun. I sincerely hope Landy revisits these characters.'
Philip Ardagh, Guardian
'A gripping debut.'
Phil Hogan, Observer
'Skulduggery Pleasant serves up a thoroughly satisfying blend of humour, magic and adventure. Once you've met Stephanie and Skullduggery, you'll be clamouring for a sequel.' Rick Riordan
"A remarkably accomplished debut with wonderful dialogue."
Robert Dunbar, Irish Times
"[Landy's] fight scenes are perfectly pitched. His characters are exceptionally well drawn and delightfully colourful… Reading [this book] is like riding a rollercoaster.” Irish Independent
"Landy's witty style will win him fans of all ages… With writing of this standard, a rattling plot and definite potential for cross-over appeal, it's a good job Harry's [Potter] resigning before he's forcibly retired." Irish Mail on Sunday
"Humour and magic combine in this thrilling adventure."
Waterstone's Books Quarterly
"…people in the book world are raving about this book."
"It's pacy, it's funny, it's irreverent. The relationship between Skulduggery and Stephanie is tremendously strong. Stephanie is a splendid character – blunt, logical and outspoken… We enjoyed Skkulduggery Pleasant. Muchly. Roll on volume two!" The Book Bag
"A rip-roaring adventure." Irish Sunday Independent
"Full of black humour, super powers, mysteries, murder and mayhem." Carousel--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Quirky take on magic brought into todays real world for a young adult.Published 9 days ago by Bobby Gray
The first time I came across Skulduggery Pleasant I was pregnant and at a friends house searching for something to do while my other half and said friend watched football. Read morePublished 13 days ago by StacieSnape
I choose this rating as I thought it was brilliant
I liked every thing
I would recommend to girls and boys my age (9)
YO You should read as has great vocab for girls... Read more
My son is 9 and loves the Skulduggery Pleasant series. He's not a massive fan of reading but really enjoys these books.Published 21 days ago by Rachel
My daughter got me into the Skulduggery Pleasant books.... and I found that once I started reading them I couldn't put them down. Read morePublished 25 days ago by D. L. Brown
Kids will read it instead of watching TV. Its not sparkling dialogue and doesn't demand much from the reader, but it does engage kids and they read it.Published 26 days ago by Elsmier