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Artemis and his bodyguard Butler have set up a meeting in Chicago with dangerous international businessman Jon Spiro. In his latest eager attempt to make money, using a priceless futuristic cube of purloined Fairy gadgetry that can do just about anything, Artemis has underestimated Spiro and arrived at the rendezvous under-prepared. Big mistake. It is an ambush, and though Artemis escapes with his life, Butler is mortally wounded.
The cube may be lost but Artemis refuses to accept his friend's demise and quickly deep freezes Butler in the restaurant kitchen. He calls on the only people he knows who might be able to get him back--Holly Short of the subterranean Fairy police and her race's super-advanced technology. Holly and Artemis must find a way to bring Butler back from the dead and retrieve the lost Eternity Cube that could change the balance of power between humans and fairies forever. It is a Herculean task and the price exacted upon Artemis for such assistance is very high indeed.
What Colfer's latest plot may lack in depth or sophistication is more than made up for by the sheer verve and energy of his settings, characters and action. These books are very entertaining indeed and hugely readable, and once you're a Fowl fan you'll be hooked until Artemis decides to go straight. Recommended for ages nine and above. --John McLay --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Awesome should be the greatest book in the great big world.I think that you should read this book.you really shouldPublished 1 month ago by Dr S L Schwikkard
I love the exquisite way he renders his enemies useless and disintegrates there lives into nothing but ash and despair.Published 5 months ago by loretta.j.pike
A good book well worth reading and would probably make an excellent film, I have already started the next one in the series.Published 6 months ago by Mr. Michael Tindall
Kept our 12 year son entertained in the car all the way from London to Cardiff and then back again.Published 7 months ago by JuliaK
it was not as good as the 2nd one but it got better at the end over all a amazing book and I am enjoying this seriesPublished 8 months ago by Mrs AMM Mustoe
I think the strongest title in the series to date, once again Artemis and his cronies get in over their heads, abuse fairy technology, drive criminal masterminds up the wall,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Laura of Lurking