Scepter of the Ancients

Scepter of the Ancients

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Meet Skulduggery Pleasant

Ace Detective
Snappy Dresser
Razor-tongued Wit
Crackerjack Sorcerer
Walking, Talking,
Fire-throwing Skeleton

--as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented twelve-year-old.

These two alone must defeat an all-consuming ancient evil.

The end of the world?

Over his dead body.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 132.08 x 182.88 x 27.94mm | 272.15g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061231177
  • 9780061231179
  • 53,902

Review Text

"An utterly charming debut, perfect for the Potter crowd." Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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Review quote

"Expected to take over Harry Potter's place." -- UPI
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Rating details

42,606 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 48% (20,255)
4 32% (13,720)
3 15% (6,499)
2 4% (1,493)
1 1% (639)

Our customer reviews

Thanks Nicole i was going to order this for a Xmas present for someone who has the 5 books a bit of deceptive marketingshow more
by Ronald Spencer
I purchased this book for my son who is a huge Skulduggery fan. There is no review here, and I took the chance that this was a different book written by the same author. Please note that it is the 1st Skulduggery book under a different book title to avoid disappointment!show more
by Nicole Owens
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