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Every Spell Has A Snag

Advantages: A rattling magical adventure with lots of laughs
Disadvantages: None

If the title, the cover picture of the eponymous detective (a skeleton in full Sam Spade get-up, trilby and all), and the caption "And he's the good guy!" don't make you smile, then to be honest you're not going to enjoy the book. Skulduggery. What a ...

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Skulduggery Pleasant: The Dead Detective

Advantages: keeps you mesmerized for hours
Disadvantages: ...

Right, I have heard soooooooo much about this book, and never thought such a book could be so good, so I gave it a try, and it's BRILLIANT! On the front of mine there is a sticker saying "4 Richard & Judy's Children's books Confident 9+". Now to be totall ...

Jonni_boi 21.10.2008 · Read full review
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And he's the good guy......

Advantages: Fantasy in a modern setting.
Disadvantages: It had to end.

I first heard about this book from my little brother, who is, at twelve, four years younger than me. At the time, I assumed that the book was for that age group exclusively, and would not appeal to my terrbile fantasy addiction. However, one day I was bor ...

rosieemma91 06.08.2008 · Read full review
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The Skeleton Detective

Advantages: The whole story
Disadvantages: It had to end...

Detective Skulduggery Pleasant has been dead for hundreds of years. But he's been alive for longer. Stephanie, blissfully unaware of her elemental magical powers, lives her boring life in a small seaside village, longing for a spark of excitement. When he ...

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A Detective whos a Skeleton?

Advantages: Fast paced, many magical characters, the next big thing after harry potter.
Disadvantages: none at all

...This book is a must for any person who is a fan of the harry potter series and any other magical books. The story line is very exciting with many twists such as the main character Detective Skulduggery Pleasant being a skeleton that solves mysteries and ...

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