Artemis fowl: the Arctic incident

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Hyperion Books for Children, May 3, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 277 pages
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Book Two-Now available in mass market paperback Artemis is at boarding school in Ireland when he suddenly receives an urgent video e-mail from Russia. In it is a plea from his father, who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya. As Artemis rushes to his rescue, he is stopped by Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police. But this time, instead of battling the fairies, he is going to have to join forces with them if he wants to save one of the few people in the world he loves. "A cracking good read."-Publishers Weekly "The world that Colfer creates is as vivid and fantastical as any shire, Gotham, or galaxy far, far away. . ."-Entertainment Weekly (review: A-)

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The plot is thrilling, intriguing, and suspenseful. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Floratina - LibraryThing

READ IN DUTCH Artemis Fowl is twelve, smart and very, very, very rich. He could have been Batman, but he decides to go steal some gold from faeries. Only problem is, these faeries are not known to go ... Read full review

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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

This was one in a long line of disappointing book I read during the same general period. The allure of this book is beyond me. Boring. It's like Batman meets Spiderwick Chronicles. Read full review

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