Half Moon Investigations
Publish date: March 27th 2007
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
This was a very fun take on the hardboiled detective novel from the viewpoint of a thirteen-year-old Irish boy who takes a correspondence course and gets his detective license. It's very tongue and cheek, but that's a huge part of the fun of it. Colfer takes the story very seriously, in that it's se...
Cute read. It was fun to see a traditional private eye voice tailored to a middle grade story. I also liked that I could actually solve the mystery - I hate reading mysteries where the key element is withheld until the last minute, or when the detail is so obscure that only geniuses with a crazy mem...
I wasn't very happy in recent days, so I wanted to pick something short and refreshing to lighten my mood. I went through a pile of books that had been sitting on my shelves for ages, picked Half Moon Investigations, read it in one sitting, laughed out loud several times. I was worried at first that...
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