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Artemis Fowl, Book One ***SIGNED*** ***ADVANCE READING COPY***

Eoin Colfer

Published by Hyperion/Talk Miramax, NY, 2001
ISBN 10: 0786808012 / ISBN 13: 9780786808014
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Title: Artemis Fowl, Book One ***SIGNED*** ***...

Publisher: Hyperion/Talk Miramax, NY

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued

Signed: Signed by Author on Full Title Page

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

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Advance Reading Copy (ARC). First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, by author on the FULL title page. Fine book with very light shelf wear; without dust jacket as issued. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Bookseller Inventory # 007641

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Synopsis: Artemis Fowl

Review: Eoin Colfer describes his new book, Artemis Fowl, as " Die Hard with fairies." He's not far wrong.

Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. With two trusty sidekicks in tow, he hatches a cunning plot to divest the fairyfolk of their pot of gold. Of course, he isn't foolish enough to believe in all that "gold at the end of the rainbow" nonsense. Rather, he knows that the only way to separate the little people from their stash is to kidnap one of them and wait for the ransom to arrive. But when the time comes to put his plan into action, he doesn't count on the appearance of the extrasmall, pointy-eared Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Reconnaisance) Unit--and her senior officer, Commander Root, a man (sorry, elf) who will stop at nothing to get her back.

Fantastic stuff from beginning to end, Artemis Fowl is a rip-roaring, 21st-century romp of the highest order. The author has let his imagination run riot by combining folklore, fantasy, and a fistful of high-tech funk in an outrageously devilish book that could well do for fairies what Harry Potter has done for wizardry. But be warned: this is no gentle frolic, so don't be fooled by the fairy subject matter. Instead, what we have here is well-written, sophisticated, rough 'n' tumble storytelling with enough high-octane attitude to make it a seriously cool read for anyone over the age of 10. --Susan Harrison

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