HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780061231155, 392pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 2007
Meet Skulduggery Pleasant
--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.
“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.”
“Fun and quirky with lots of humor.”
“A distinctly Horowitzian humor and verve.”
“This book is a delight. Full of character, black humor, and great fun.”
-Daily Telegraph (London)
“Expected to take over Harry Potter’s place.”