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Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 5 May 2011.
Bestselling master criminal Artemis Fowl is back for another thrilling adventure. But, is he the same? Now fifteen, Artemis seems older and wiser and he is determined to save the world from global warming. Gathering the leaders of the fairy world to a conference in Iceland he sets out his plan…and, for once, he doesn’t seem to be double dealing. Can the fairies really trust him? Holly Short has her suspicions. Can she save Artemis from the Atlantis complex? Another roller coaster fantasy from master storyteller, Eoin Colfer.
ARTEMIS FOWL'S CRIMINAL WAYS HAVE FINALLY GOT THE BETTER OF HIM . . .
Young Artemis has frequently used high-tech fairy magic to mastermind the most devious criminal activity of the new century. Now, at a conference in Iceland, Artemis has gathered the fairies to present his latest idea to save the world from global warming. But Artemis is behaving strangely - he seems different. Something terrible has happened to him . . .
Artemis Fowl has become nice.
The fairies diagnose Atlantis Complex - that's obsessive compulsive disorder to you and me - dabbling in magic has damaged his mind. Fairy ally Captain Holly Short doesn't know what to do. Because the subterranean volcanoes are under attack from vicious robots and Artemis cannot fight them. Can Holly get the real Artemis back before the robot probes destroy every human and life form.
'Fast, funny and very exciting' Daily Mail
'Folklore, fantasy and high-tech wizardry...Hugely entertaining' Observer
'Engagingly vivid, exciting and witty' The Telegraph
Publication date: 07/04/2011
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||7th April 2011|
|Publisher:||Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),|
Both Eoin Colfer’s parents were teachers and young Eoin was taught by his dad Billy at Wexford’s Christian Brothers primary. Eoin remembers his dad’s presence in school as “witty…[he] made school fun.” Colfer junior’s first attempt at serious writing came in the sixth grade. “I wrote a play for the class about Norse Gods. Everyone died in the end except me.” Eoin followed in his parents’ footsteps and trained to be a teacher but his writing didn't stop and his first book, Benny and ...More About Eoin Colfer