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Mortal Coil  : The Skulduggery Pleasant Series : Book 5 - Derek Landy

Mortal Coil

The Skulduggery Pleasant Series : Book 5

Paperback

Published: 1st April 2013
For Ages: 9+ years old
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Following the shocking revelations of DARK DAYS, get ready for the fifth instalment of the bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series -- guaranteed to contain at least 40% humour, 50% action, and 100% thrills!

"The blonde girl with the black lips turned to Valkyrie. 'We know,' she said. 'We've seen the future. We know you're going to kill the world!'"

Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back -- just in time to see their whole world get turned upside down. With Valkyrie struggling to protect her dark secret, Skulduggery and the gang are more vulnerable than ever, just as a plague of body-snatching Remnants are released upon the world!

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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5.0

THE DARK SECRET IS OUT....

By URBAN VENGANCE

from adelaide

About Me Bookworm

Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Suspenseful
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about Mortal Coil:

    Mortal coil follows on from when Valkyrie discovers the devastating truth about herself while Skulduggery fights with evil

    Comment on this review

    Praise for Skulduggery Pleasant: "It's exciting, pacy, nicely handled and fun." - The Guardian "A gripping debut." - The Observer "...remarkably accomplished." - Irish Times "Reading [this book] is like riding a rollercoaster." - Irish Independent "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 "A rip-roaring adventure." Irish Sunday Independent

    ISBN: 9780007326013
    ISBN-10: 0007326017
    Series: Skulduggery Pleasant
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 9+ years old
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 604
    Published: 1st April 2013
    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 3.5
    Weight (kg): 0.41