Henry thinks he is simply saving a butterfly from being eaten by Mr Fogarty's cat - but he is in fact saving the life of a misdirected exiled fairy prince. A prince who has to get back to his own land in order to thwart a threatened attack by the Faeries of the Night. But time is against Pyrgus... show more
Henry thinks he is simply saving a butterfly from being eaten by Mr Fogarty's cat - but he is in fact saving the life of a misdirected exiled fairy prince. A prince who has to get back to his own land in order to thwart a threatened attack by the Faeries of the Night. But time is against Pyrgus Malvae and soon he is relying on Henry and Mr Fogarty not just to get him home but also to solve the puzzle that surrounds his exile. A wonderful, gripping, page-turning read full of the kind of detail that will ensure that this fabulous fantastic novel will have readers young and old holding their breath as the story unfolds.
Publish date: February 4th 2008
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: The Faerie Wars Chronicles (#1)
Interesting and clever Kids story. The Interrelationship between the characters and this world and the fairy world is also quite interesting. Bit of a rushed ending though
I have to be honest... This book got off to a s-l-o-o-o-w start for me. I had probably read about a third of the book or more before things picked up. I can't say that Henry's backstory about his family situation added much to the book, either--it didn't seem very relevant to the plot, but rather a ...
God, it's been so long since I last read this but I adored the trilogy - and now I find it's not a trilogy! So it's time for another re-read...
Faerie Wars was a good quick read. It was fast-paced, entertaining, and funny. I didn’t love it quite as much as I loved Artemis Fowl because the characters and their motivations didn’t as fully realized and believable. Also, the mom-dad-divorce plotline seemed extraneous — I’m not sure what it adde...
This one barely squeaked into three stars for me. While I loved some of the silliness, the plot felt really disjointed. It seemed to waver in between goofy humor and graphic violence. The Deux ex machina elements and some of the tropes were not appreciated either!