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Skulduggery Pleasant : Last Stand of Dead Men - Derek Landy

Skulduggery Pleasant

Last Stand of Dead Men

Paperback

Published: 1st April 2014
For Ages: 11+ years old
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The eighth instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe - and the follow-up to 2012’s number-one bestseller, Kingdom of the Wicked…

War has finally come. But it's not a war between good and evil, or light and dark - it's a war between Sanctuaries. For too long, the Irish Sanctuary has teetered on the brink of world-ending disaster, and the other Sanctuaries around the world have had enough. Allies turn to enemies, friends turn to foes, and Skulduggery and Valkyrie must team up with the rest of the Dead Men if they're going to have any chance at all of maintaining the balance of power and getting to the root of a vast conspiracy that has been years in the making. But while this war is only beginning, another war rages within Valkyrie herself. Her own dark side, the insanely powerful being known as Darquesse, is on the verge of rising to the surface. And if Valkyrie slips, even for a moment, then Darquesse will burn the world and everyone in it.

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.

PRAISE FOR THE SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT SERIES: "This is a writer at the height of his powers and Landy is getting better with every book... Whatever your age, read them and enjoy the ride." - Irish Independent "Fast and funny" The Times "A fast evolving plot and a great mix of scariness and humour" 5 star review, Sunday Express

ISBN: 9780007489237
ISBN-10: 0007489234
Series: Skulduggery Pleasant
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 11+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 1st April 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0  x 4.6
Weight (kg): 0.67