Kingdom of the Wicked by Derek Landy


Kingdom of the Wicked by Derek Landy

The seventh instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe...DEATH BRINGER, book 6 in the Skulduggery Pleasant series, was the number-one bestselling children's book for two weeks running in September 2011, as well as outselling the number one adult fiction hardback. And guess what? This one is going to be EVEN BIGGER. Hot on the heels of World Book Day, when 250,000 copies of Derek's one-off novelette will be distributed, everyone will be a Skulduggery fan in 2012 - and EVERYONE will want this book. Books 1-3 were the Faceless Ones trilogy. Books 4-6 were the Necromancer trilogy. Now, get ready for...the Darquesse trilogy. Valkyrie will finally come into her destiny. The end will finally come. And the last part of your minds will be totally and utterly blown...


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

About the Author

Derek Landy

Derek Landy is far too modest to talk about any awards or accolades his books may have won. He will not, for instance, mention the fact that his first book, Skulduggery Pleasant, won the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book of the Decade Award AND the Red House Children's Book Award, or that his second, Playing With Fire, won an Irish Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, or that his third, The Faceless Ones, is his mother's personal favourite. He could go on, all the way to The End of the World, which is the title of the story he wrote for World Book Day 2012, but he won’t.

He lives in Ireland with a variety of cats, a German Shepherd, and two geriatric Staffordshire Bull Terriers who keep peeing on his kitchen floor because they think it's funny.

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Running Time: 925 minutes
Interest Age: From 11


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Publication date

30th August 2012



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