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Artemis Fowl is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history, and with his trusty sidekicks Butler and Juliet he hatches a cunning plot to divest the fairies of their pot of gold. Of course, he isn't foolish enough to believe in all that end-of-the-rainbow nonsense. Rather, he knows that the only way to separate the little people from their stash is to kidnap one of them and wait for the ransom to arrive. But when the time comes to put his plan into action he fails to consider Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Reconnaisance) Unit--a sort of extra-small Clarice Starling with pointy ears and wings--and her senior officer Commander Root--a man (sorry, elf) who will stop at nothing to get her back.
Fantastic stuff from beginning to end, Artemis Fowl is a rip-roaring, 21st-century romp of the highest order. The author has let his imagination run riot by combining folklore, fantasy and a fistful of high-tech funk in an outrageously devilish book that could well do for fairies what Harry Potter has done for wizardry. But be warned: this is no gentle frolic, so don't be fooled by the fairy subject matter. Instead what we have here is well-written, sophisticated, rough 'n' tumble storytelling with enough high-octane attitude to make it a seriously cool tale for anyone over the age of 10, brought to life on this cleverly abridged audio cassette by the lilting tones of actor Adrian Dunbar. --Susan Harrison --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Wish these books would never end, I love them despite them being for the younger reader, have yet to see a film version, but can't wait for itPublished 1 month ago by rachel
I love Artemis Fowl I think that I'm on the fairies side because Artemis is stealing their gold but I like the twist where it's like Artemis, Butler and his sister died but they... Read morePublished 2 months ago by charlotte
This book is amazing i recommend it to all reading fans!! It is fun filled with a lot of appropriate stuff for children!!Published 3 months ago by AMAZING!!!
An excellent read! I bought this on a whim after reading the description and I loved it!Published 4 months ago by Daniel Harrow
A great book for reminising about your childhood. Well 'teenhood' really as that's when I first read it. ^_^Published 4 months ago by Alpha Luna