The Atlantis Complex
Artemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it be true? Has goodness taken hold of the world’s greatest teenage criminal mastermind? Captain Holly Short is unconvinced, and discovers that Artemis is... show more
Artemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it be true? Has goodness taken hold of the world’s greatest teenage criminal mastermind? Captain Holly Short is unconvinced, and discovers that Artemis is suffering from Atlantis Complex, a psychosis common among guilt-ridden fairies - not humans - and most likely triggered by Artemis’s dabbling with fairy magic. Symptoms include obsessive-compulsive behavior, paranoia, multiple personality disorder and, in extreme cases, embarrassing professions of love to a certain feisty LEPrecon fairy.Unfortunately, Atlantis Complex has struck at the worst possible time. A deadly foe from Holly’s past is intent on destroying the actual city of Atlantis. Can Artemis escape the confines of his mind – and the grips of a giant squid – in time to save the underwater metropolis and its fairy inhabitants?New York Times best-selling author Eoin Colfer delivers a knockout, fast-paced, and hilarious adventure in Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex, the seventh book in the blockbuster series.
Publish date: August 3rd 2010
Publisher: Hyperion Books
Pages no: 357
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Artemis Fowl (#7)
This book is different from the others, and a bit weird, but I really really enjoyed this. I think it might be my favourite so far.
Artemis is growing up, and his story is getting darker. Like [a:Lemony Snicket|36746|Lemony Snicket|https://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1199734355p2/36746.jpg], Colfer never shied away from grown-up feelings and situations when called for, but Atlantis Complex brings in some new ones. And does it well...
(I have mixed feelings about this book so the review will take a while - assuming I don't just skip reviewing it)Some quick thoughts: it has a more solid plot than its predecessor, although it is arguably more of a filler. The depiction of Artemis's mental illness is disrespectful at times (even tho...
Wow was Orion a pain in the butt! He was annoying but at the same time I quite enjoyed the new layer it brought to the story. And I thought Artemis might go crazy sooner or later. As always, Colfer's writing was witty, entertaining and funny. After reading almost the whole series (one to go!) in les...
I think the thing I liked most about this book is Artemis' ongoing descent into craziness. I quite like the character changes of Artemis between the last book and this one; the obsession over numbers was amusing to me and seemed a logical addition to his character (whether because of an illness or n...