From a strikingly original voice in fiction comes the story of Artemis Fowl, a very unusual hero. Artemis combines the astuteness of Sherlock Holmes with the sangfroid of James Bond and the attitude of Attila the Hun. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy,... show more
From a strikingly original voice in fiction comes the story of Artemis Fowl, a very unusual hero. Artemis combines the astuteness of Sherlock Holmes with the sangfroid of James Bond and the attitude of Attila the Hun. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of bedtime stories. These fairies are armed and they're dangerous. Artemis thinks he's got them just where he wants them, but then they stop playing by the rules . . .Full of unexpected twists and turns, ARTEMIS FOWL opens up a riveting world of magic, mystery, and humor.
Publish date: April 13th 2004
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
Series: Artemis Fowl (#1)
Artemis is 12 yr old and want to kidnap a fairy for ransom. Holly is a fairy, equip with powered-wings for patrol. There are mud people (humans) who live in the above world. It is just by chance that Holly met Artemis and was captured for ransom. Artemis want fairy gold to re-start the family ...
Illegal is the story of two brothers’ journey from Africa to Europe. Along the way Ebo, the main character, charms his way by singing, finds a bit of luck, and cheerfully works at whatever job he can find. Ebo is an intelligent and gutsy hero, who, perhaps because of his age, naively manages to thin...
Originally read February 2006.This book is just as good as my 13 year old self remembers it being.
A fun, fast-paced adventure.The writing is fairly simple with an intense plot and plenty of mysteries to solve along the way. While the character of Artemis Fowl isn't necessarily likeable, his quick wit and incredible deductive skills make for an interesting story you can't put down. I really enjoy...
Is it evolution limited to humans? No. Not at all. [a:Eoin Colfer|10896|Eoin Colfer|https://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1254336426p2/10896.jpg] answered the question with the evolved fairy novel. Master Artemis Fowl, is cunning, intelligent, super-villain ever.