More improbable doings from Artemis Fowl and his fairy friend, Holly Short.
Their arch enemy, Opal Koboi, newly awoken from a self-induced coma, has sworn to take her revenge against the pair of them. Unfortunately for Artemis, he can't remember anything about Opal, or Holly for that matter, since he was compelled to submit to a fairy mind-wipe after his last encounter with the People. And things aren't too good for Captain Holly either. She is on the run, suspected of the murder of her friend and superior, Commander Julius Root.
So there's a lot to do then. And Holly can't do it all on her own, even if she is arguably the most effective officer in the Lower Elements Police. She needs Artemis. She needs his pure genius to help outwit Opal:
All this was slightly confusing. Even for a genius. Artemis crossed his legs in the lotus position, resting his temples against pointed fingers.
'You had better tell me everything,' he said, closing his eyes. 'From the beginning. And leave nothing out.'
Of course, neither of them could really pull this particular venture off if it weren't for the underground resistance work of kleptomaniac dwarf Mulch Diggums:
Mulch shook the manacles that shackled him to a rail in the holding area. 'I won't be wearing these for long.'
Good thing, too.
Another book full of fun, technical wizardry, flatulence and courage and loyalty in dark moments. A light read. Love it.
Keira, girl, age 11, from London, United Kingdom, on 24th March 2008. Rating: 9/10
This book is SOOOOOO good!!! I could not put this book down, especially when Opal leaves Holly and Artemis in the amuesment park with trolls. i had no idea how they could escape but they did. I keep having little giggles when I think of Mulch Diggams tunneling. He unhinges his jaw and eates through the soil/clay/rock e.t.c. The broken down material gets recyled through Mulch and he passes wind. This book is also quite technical by describing every little process to get a piece of tech to work. I simply can't wait for Artemis Fowl and The Time Paradox to come out in August!!!
Carlos , girl, age 14, from Barcelona, Spain, on 4th October 2007. Rating: 10/10
This book is very interesting! Opal Koboi, the evil fairy, wakes up from her "coma" and she has been scheming the whole time on how to make her enemies fall. Artemis Fowl steals the prized painting, The Fairy Thief, from a bank. This part is extremely interesting and it has its own sort of humour, it shows how Artemis' mind works. Eoin Colfer has really stepped into Artemis' mind! Amazing book! The Fifth book, the Last Colony, is also as interesting. it shows Artemis growing up and experiencing puberty, it is very funny. Highly recommened.
Aakriti, girl, age 12, from Alberta, Canada, on 9th May 2007. Rating: 8/10
I think that this book is very interesting!It is really hard to understand some words but the context helps alot.Most people after reading this will wonder what will happen next and now you can read the next book called "The lost colony"!
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