Artemis Fowl

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Puffin Books, 2002 - Children's stories - 277 pages
When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll.

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User Review  - Completely_Melanie - LibraryThing

DNF'd this about halfway through. Neither my son nor myself could get into this at all. It just seemed boring and hadn't really caught our attention by the time we reached the halfway point, so we felt no need to continue. We have plenty more books we need to read. Read full review

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User Review  - bdgamer - LibraryThing

The graphic novel was good. The novel was better. Much, much better. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Eoin Colfer was born in Wexford, Ireland on May 14, 1965. After taking a three-year degree course in Dublin, he qualified as a primary teacher in 1986. Returning to Wexford he began teaching in a local primary school by day and wrote at night. In 1991, he left Ireland and spent the next four years working in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. Resettling in Wexford after his arrival back in Ireland, he recommenced his teaching career, continuing his habit of writing after school. His first book, Benny and Omar, was published in October 1998. His other works include Benny and Babe, the O'Brien Flyers series, and the Artemis Fowl series. He became a full-time author following the success of Artemis Fowl. The Wish List won a Bisto Merit Award in 2001. In 2015 he won an Irish Book Award in the children's category with his title Imaginary Fred.

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