Artemis Fowl, Volume 1

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 3, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 320 pages
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Twelve-year-old villain, Artemis Fowl, is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. His bold and daring plan is to hold a leprechaun to ransom. But he's taking on more than he bargained for when he kidnaps Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Reconnaissance Unit). For a start, leprechaun technology is more advanced than our own. Add to that the fact that Holly is a true heroine and that her senior officer Commander Root will stop at nothing to get her back and you've got the mother of all sieges brewing!

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Artemis Fowl is filled with everything a teenage book needs: mythical creatures, large James-Bondish body guard, and (of course) a pre-teen genius. The first time I picked up this book, I couldn't put ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Eoin Colfer was born and raised in Wexford in the south-east of Ireland. He began writing plays at an early age and, as an adult, continued to write. ARTEMIS FOWL, his first book featuring the brilliant young anti-hero, was an immediate international bestseller and won several prestigious awards.

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