Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

Skulduggery Pleasant

Skulduggery Pleasant #1

Derek Landy

371 pages first pub 2007 (editions)

fiction fantasy mystery young adult adventurous mysterious fast-paced

Description

Meet the great Skulduggery Pleasant: wise-cracking detective, powerful magician, master of dirty tricks and burglary (in the name of the greater good, of course). Oh yeah. And dead. Then there's his sidekick, Stephanie. She's… well, she's a twelv...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,591 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
funny 80%
mysterious 61%
lighthearted 36%
dark 30%
tense 21%
emotional 9%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 6%
challenging 5%
sad 2%
reflective 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 69%
medium 28%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 32% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 38% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 44% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.07

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