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Publisher's Summary

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….

©2010 HarperCollins Publishers (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers

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another great read

Loved it. My favourite reader ever. Great characterisation and deliggtful humour to break the darkness.

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voice problems

loved the story just had some off putting moments where the reader made mistakes with his voices for example doing springheal jacks voice another character wile he was talking to springheal jack instead of the other characters voice

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Great Story but...

The narrator put the wrong character voice on some of the dialogue in one of the early chapters. It's only for one, relatively small, part but it's still a kind of irritating. After that though he does a great job.

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great series

love this series of books great humour great story and can never put it down definitely highly recommend this book for anyone!

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  • Sandra
  • 14-12-2014

Very enjoyable

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Derek Landy became my favorite writer. I enjoyed the story and Rupert Degas was an amazing narrate. I love to listening this story while on the way to/from school. 5*!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Skulduggery and Valkerie are my favorites

Which character – as performed by Rupert Degas – was your favourite?

All

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  • W
  • 20-02-2013

Almost totally fab

I do love the Skulduggery Pleasant series, such witty and well plotted adventures and this is one of my favourite stories. Rupert Degas is a wonderful narrator; he really creates an image of the characters and they have stayed with me as I've gone on and read the paper versions of the subsequent installments. I think it's a shame Degas didn't stay on to voice these. Having said that, there are a few occasions where he does the wrong voice for the character (notably getting Remus Crux and Springheeled Jack mixed up in conversation, which is a bit confusing). I can live with it though, because everything else is perfect.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-06-2018

loved it

His back yeah, but did not see that ending coming I mean talk about wanting to get people to keep reading

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  • P. J. Swart
  • 13-03-2018

Goosebumps...

This book has you on the edge of your seat!Lovers of the series will not be disappointed! The ending leaves you practically begging for more!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-02-2018

The ending thou

okay i new it was gonna happen but it was executed brilliantly, reading the next book straight after this one.

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  • Emma
  • 17-08-2018

Blimmin Brilliant!!

Yet another absolutely fantastic volume in this Amazon series. mind-blowing narration, just brilliant. Gripping, funny, everything you want from a book. can't wait to read the next one!

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  • G M BARNES
  • 18-07-2018

Brilliant

The story was really interesting and funny. The story is really good. Overall really good!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-04-2018

good

I envoy the story however the plot is repetitive
and it's expensive
thank you though

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  • Andrew Reid
  • 13-10-2017

slight glitch but otherwise brilliant

Great book, Mainly well read and Rupert Degas has done brilliantly in previous titles, a little let down in this one as the wrong voices are used in a particular scene which distracts some what. Looking forward to the next title.

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  • Heidi
  • 12-09-2017

Wow

Wow this is a amazing book and the the reader was so good at the voices he really got me into the story.