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Skulduggery Pleasant

by Derek Landy

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    Apr 2007, 400 pages
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    Mar 2008, 416 pages

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Derek Landy lives near Dublin, Ireland; the setting for Skulduggery Pleasant, which is 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 (2005).

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. Click here to go to this issue.

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