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Kingdom of the Wicked : The Skulduggery Pleasant Series : Book 7 - Derek Landy

Kingdom of the Wicked

The Skulduggery Pleasant Series : Book 7


Published: 1st April 2013
For Ages: 9+ years old
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The seventh instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe...

Magic is a disease. Across the land, normal people are suddenly developing wild and unstable powers. Infected by a rare strain of magic, they are unwittingly endangering their own lives and the lives of the people around them. Terrified and confused, their only hope lies with the Sanctuary. Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are needed now more than ever. And then there's the small matter of Kitana. A normal teenage girl who, along with her normal teenage friends, becomes infected. Becomes powerful. Becomes corrupted. Wielding the magic of gods, they're set to tear the city apart unless someone stands up against them. Looks like it's going to be another one of those days...

About the Author

Derek Landy is the author of the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series. He doesn't like to brag about all the awards he's won, such as the Irish Book of the Decade, or the Red House in the UK, or all the other awards that he humbly displays on his mantelpiece. He is also far too modest to mention things like the first book being a Publisher's Weekly Best Book of the Year, but would like to extend an invitation to Oprah to pop around one day for tea, in thanks for selecting his book for the Oprah's Book Club Kids Reading List. Derek plays too many video games, reads too many comics, and watches too many movies. He lives in Ireland with too many cats and too many dogs. Occasionally he talks to real people, but only when he absolutely has to.


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    Praise for Derek Landy: 'Landy [has the] ability to craft an engaging story from start to finish.' Inis 'Derek Landy has been something of a publishing phenomenon.' Irish Post Praise for Skulduggery Pleasant: Kingdom of the Wicked: 'A real thriller ... There are so many teasers that have you on edge, but there are also plenty of laugh-out-loud moments.' Inis '[Landy]'s just got it ...His dry sense of humour, largely conveyed via Skulduggery himself, will have you quietly chuckling as you breeze through the pages.' Mybookcorner.com 'I don't know how Derek Landy does it, but each of his Skulduggery Pleasant novels surpasses the one that came before, and Kingdom of the Wicked is no exception. A stunning novel from page 1 to the last word.' The Founding Fields Praise for Skulduggery: 'Hugely enjoyable - a thrill-a-minute adventure.' Jonathan Stroud, author of the BARTIMAEUS TRILOGY 'It's exciting, pacy, nicely handled and fun. I sincerely hope Landy revisits these characters.' Philip Ardagh, Guardian '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, author of the PERCY JACKSON series 'Landy's witty style will win him fans of all ages ... It's a good job Harry's [Potter] resigning before he's forcibly retired.' Irish Mail on Sunday 'A rip-roaring adventure.' Irish Sunday Independent

    Derek Landy

    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.

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    ISBN: 9780007480210
    ISBN-10: 0007480210
    Series: Skulduggery Pleasant
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 9+ years old
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 608
    Published: 1st April 2013
    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 3.8
    Weight (kg): 0.43