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Grades 4 - 8Grade 5n/a5.076964
It's the fourth Skulduggery Pleasant adventure! only Skulduggery Pleasant himself is lost on the other side of a portal, with only some evil gods for company. Can he possible survive? (Yes, all right, he's already dead. But still.) What can we say, without giving too much away? Not much, is the answer. But what we CAN say is that this book is hilarious, it's tense, and it's packed with all the eye-popping action, crackling one liners and imaginative set pieces you've come to expect. There's a new threat to our plucky heroine, of course. But that's not all. There's also the little fact of the Big Bad, the uber-baddy who's going to come along and really, really destroy the world. (Really.) And what we learn about that villain in this book will literally make your jaw fall off and your hair go white with shock. (Not really.) Will Skulduggery make it out of the Faceless Ones' dimension? Who knows. The problem is, he may not have much to come back to!
Hardcover, 414 pages
Published on March 1, 2010 by HarperCollins Children's Books
ISBN-10: 0007325940
ISBN-13: 9780007325948
8 Book Reviews
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  • Valkyrie Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7:14 pm
    Nearly finished reading. Seriously you can’t put it down. It’s such a cliff hanger.
    • ValkyrieTuesday, August 20, 2019 at 3:43 pm
      Don’t spoil it I haven’t read it yet
      • dylzkid
        dylzkidThursday, February 12, 2015 at 3:49 pm
        the plot is amazing, the book has two stories the save skulduggery and the evil plot to blow up the world
        • xoxovayexoxo
          xoxovayexoxoSunday, May 18, 2014 at 4:29 pm
          wow it was awesome how valkyrie saved skulduggery in the end though it is also shocking to find that valkyrie is darkquess
          • bookworm223
            bookworm223Monday, September 2, 2013 at 6:12 pm
            The Skulduggery Pleasant series broke my heart when Skulduggery was pulled in. I didn't know if Valkyrie would ever get him out. But she did. And is was Awesome!
            • srob
              srobMonday, September 10, 2012 at 10:30 am
              i like this book
              • riley35
                riley35Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 2:20 pm
                I liked this book!!
                • nis9
                  nis9Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 12:22 am55 stars
                  It was cool because Valkyrie went through a portal to the realm of the faceless ones and skulduggery learnt how to fly.