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Eoin Colfer
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7 April 2011 Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox is the sixth book in the criminally good Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer.

Artemis Fowl is no stranger to trouble. In fact he's a magnet for it.

Man-eating trolls, armed and dangerous (not to mention high-tech) fairies, flame-throwing goblins - he's seen the lot. He had decided to forego criminal activity of the more magical kind. However . . .

Now his mother is gravely ill. He must travel back through time to steal the cure from the clutches of the devious mastermind . . . Artemis Fowl.

That's right. With fairy ally Captain Holly Short by his side, Artemis is going back in time to do battle with his deadliest enemy yet.

Himself.

'Grips like an electromagnet until the last word' - Independent

'Engagingly vivid, exciting and witty' - The Telegraph

'Fast, funny and very exciting' - Daily Mail

***Artemis Fowl was winner of the WHSmith Children's Book of the Year Award and Children's Book of the Year at the Children's Book Awards. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award.***

****Enter Artemis's wicked world at www.artemisfowl.co.uk****

Eoin Colfer was born and raised in Wexford in the south-east of Ireland. He began writing plays at an early age and, as an adult, continued to write. ARTEMIS FOWL, his first book featuring the brilliant young anti-hero, was an immediate international bestseller and won several prestigious awards.


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Product details

  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Puffin; Re-issue edition (7 April 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141339128
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141339122
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.9 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 27,284 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Eoin Colfer (pronounced Owen) is the New York Times best-selling author

of the blockbuster Artemis Fowl series as well as Airman; Half Moon

Investigations; The Supernaturalist; Eoin Colfer's Legend of... books;

The Wish List; Benny and Omar; and Benny and Babe. He was born in

Wexford on the southeast coast of Ireland in 1965, where he and his four

brothers were brought up by his father (an elementary school teacher,

historian and artist of note) and mother (a drama teacher). He first

developed an interest in writing in primary (elementary) school with

gripping Viking stories inspired by history that he was learning in

school at the time.

Eoin got his degree from Dublin University and qualified as a primary

school teacher, returning to work in Wexford. He married in 1991 and he

and his wife spent about 4 years between 1992 and 1996 working in Saudi

Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. His first book, Benny and Omar, was published

in 1998, based on his experiences in Tunisia; it has since been

translated into many languages; a sequel followed in 1999. In 2001, the

first Artemis Fowl book was published worldwide to much success -

shortly thereafter he left teaching to concentrate fully on his writing.

To this day, Eoin has written 6 Artemis Fowl books which have sold over

12 million copies worldwide.

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A huge hit (Guardian)

Fast, funny and very exciting (Daily Mail)

Folklore, fantasy and high-tech wizardry . . . Hugely entertaining (Observer)

Engagingly vivid, exciting and witty. (The Telegraph)

Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox is unadulterated joy. (Scotland on Sunday)

About the Author

Eoin Colfer was born and raised in the south-east of Ireland. Artemis Fowl, his first book featuring the young anti-hero, was an immediate international bestseller and won several prestigious awards. It was followed by The Arctic Incident, The Eternity Code, The Opal Deception and The Lost Colony. Nearly 7 million Puffin English-language copies of the Artemis Fowl titles have been sold worldwide so-far.

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Artemis Fowl- Another Great bok By Eoin 18 Aug 2008
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
this book was just as good as any of the previous editions. As the reader you get a sense of Artemis becoming a better person and it is a fabulous read, i strongly advise purshasing this book its well worth it!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
I am a big fan of this series, and have read and re-read each installment with glee. This is not my favourite of the series and I have re-read it less often. However, it is still a fantastic and enjoyable book that I would heartily recommend!
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37 of 42 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Artemis gets Kraken 4 Aug 2008
By Amanda Richards VINE VOICE
Format:Hardcover
Those who have been faithfully following this series will know that this is book six of the adventures of the teenaged criminal mastermind, Artemis Fowl II.

Picking up at Fowl Manor, we learn that three years have passed while Artemis was otherwise occupied, and that he now has two brothers, twins named Beckett and Myles. This book goes in a different direction to the previous plot, making no mention of some of the characters introduced in The Lost Colony. There are references to certain events, but other than the main characters, most of the story is new material.

As the title implies, an older and more mature Artemis Fowl enlists the help of his friend Captain Holly Short, dwarf Mulch Diggums and the imp warlock No.1 to journey to the past to correct a mistake he made earlier in his eventful life. His mother has contracted a rare disease that can only be cured by an extract from the brain of an extinct lemur, and ironically, the extinction was hastened by young Fowl himself.

The time trip gets very complicated when Artemis matches wits with his younger self, and rescuing the lemur from Dr. Damon Kronski, leader of the Extinctionists cult, proves to be much easier planned than achieved. To make it more complicated, there's now a fledgling romantic situation in play, and the return of an enemy from the past who also wants possession of the lemur.

Artemis isn't as devious and diabolical as in earlier books, but to his credit, the kid is growing up and has other things on his mind. This book is action-packed with the usual gadgetry and humor, but as is the case with time paradoxes, it is sometimes hard to keep things straight. The plot also has several twists, obviously getting even twistier in the final chapters. The story ends with an obvious hint for another book.

And "What about the Kraken?" you may ask. Well, that part of the story is explosive, to say the least.

Amanda Richards
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As good as all the others, and better! 17 Aug 2008
By Ian
Format:Hardcover
This book has everything we all liked about the previous Artemis Fowl books:
* A pacy page-turning plot
* Entertaining dialogue and humour all the way through
* Lots of action, never a dull chapter

Arty's mother is ill and the only cure comes from a lemur, the last of which died eight years previously. Warlock Demon Number 1 sends Artemis and Holly back in time to rescue the last of the lemurs.

I liked two things in particular...

It's very funny, the humour is at a new level compared with the earlier books. Reading about Artemis battling with his 10-year old self is very funny, as they wise-crack and try to outwit each other. Artemis has to battle with others, and Dr Damon Kronski is one of the funniest characters in all the books. The humour is drier and cleverer than before.

There's lots of plot twists, and lots of time paradoxes. The way they are all woven together is brilliant. I had lots of fun trying to figure out how all the time paradoxes worked.

If you liked books 1-5, you'll love this one.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By Lucinda
Format:Paperback
Reminiscent of `Doctor Who', Artemis Fowl is a young criminal genius travelling through time to face man-eating Trolls, high-tech Faries and flame-throwing Goblins. You could not find a children's/ teens adventure story with so much inspired creative vision beyond your wildest imagination; it is very exciting!

In `Artemis Fowl and the time paradox' he swaps criminal activity for a little bit of magic, (although complete with mayhem) Artemis travels through time to try and steal a cure from a devious mastermind, which he hopes will help his mother who is extremely ill. With, Fairy ally Captain Holly Short by his side, Artemis must face his deadliest enemy yet...

This brilliantly drawn tale is engagingly vivid, exciting and full of dry wit and humor that will make you laugh-out-loud. Reading one of Artemis' adventures is like reading a comic strip filled with non-stop action and nail-biting drama, which leaves you completely and utterly breathless. This is a real page-turner and one that both adults and kids alike will absolutely love, for it brings out the explorer in all of us. Ingenious schemes combined with a remarkable and quite extraordinary plot, left me in awe of Eoin Colfer's genius as a writer.

This exclusive, limited edition book contains extra material including another Artemis Fowl story inside, which contains even more fairy action and adventure! Additionally inside is an announcement regarding Colfer's new novel based on the incredible Douglas Adam's science-fiction series "The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy", and if that wasn't tempting enough snippets on the other books and `Artemis Fowl: the graphic Novel' are included.

Enter Artemis Fowl's wicked world at ~ artemisfowl.co.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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Published 27 days ago by Mrs Monique Hazel
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
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Published 1 month ago by Peter Nice
5.0 out of 5 stars The past becomes the present
This book entails danger romance and two obnoxious fowls this book is a artistic master piece and i love it
Published 2 months ago by loretta.j.pike
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
Excellent products. Glad it is avialable to buy.
I love the instancy of delivery too.
Made a lot of difference to the little children at the home. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Dr. W. M. Simmons
5.0 out of 5 stars One of my favourites
This is a favourite series for everyone in my house. This is one of my personal favourites.

It's witty, funny and excellently written. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Leigh Mariana
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE ARTEMIS FOWL!!!
I'm sorry. I have no comment. Other than OMG I AM OBSESSED WITH ARTEMIS FOWL!!!!! Eoin Colfer is an INCREDIBLE writer.
Published 10 months ago by Hollie
5.0 out of 5 stars Eoin colfer's magical mind
A beautifully crafted book that draws you into a fantastic world of elves and fairies. Not your traditional fairy tale though. Read more
Published 12 months ago by P. A. Fleck
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good but not the best in the series.
Grate book very imaginative and made me want to read more and more although opal is slightly getting on my nerves !!!
Published 15 months ago by sammy strike
5.0 out of 5 stars Artemis
Always written well and well structured. Good characters and there is always humour there too. A good read and they should make a film based on the books
Published 15 months ago by Vivienne Garrett
5.0 out of 5 stars Time Paradox
Love this series and really like Eoin Colfers books full stop.

Not disappointed at all, finished reading it very quickly!
Published 18 months ago by Brownhelena61
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