Derek Landy lives near Dublin,
Ireland; the setting for
Skulduggery Pleasant, which
his first book. After working on
a farm and deciding that life
was not for him, he started
writing for horror movies, two
of which were produced by the
Irish Film Board: Dead Bodies
(2003), and Boy Eats Girl
Coming Soon: The second in the Skulduggery Pleasant series, Playing With Fire (May 2008).
This article was originally published in April 2007, and has been updated for the
March 2008 paperback release.
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