Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

The Lost Colony

Downloadable Audiobook - 2006
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10,000 years ago humans and fairies battled for the magical island of Ireland. Realizing that they were fighting a losing battle, all of the fairy families decided to retreat. All except one, the ninth fairy family of demons who entered a time warp in an effort to change the course of history.
Published: [New York, N.Y.] : Listening Library, 2006.
ISBN: 9780739348291
0739348299
Branch Call Number: OVERDRIVE DOWNLOADABLE AUDIO
Additional Contributors: Parker, Nathaniel
Alternative Title: Lost colony

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ALHamilton6904
Jul 25, 2016

Artemis Fowl is a great book for kids to read if they are in to mystery and action books. I in joy the Artemis Fowl books after a good day to end the day off well. Artemis Fowl in my opinion is a four and a half rated book.

JCLChrisK Aug 26, 2013

I remember reading the first Artemis Fowl book when it was new and describing the fun blend of action and humor as having the appeal factors of a "Captain Underpants for teens"--equal parts smart and silly, rebellious and undermining of social norms, championing youth as intelligent and capable, and full of adventure and discovery.
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I've been slowly working my way through the rest of the series since--I grab one every so often when craving some reliable storytelling fun--and have seen the character grow and mature. When I started The Lost Colony it popped into my head that I needed to update my appeal factors description to "Doctor Who for teens" (not that Doctor Who isn't already for teens). Compared to that first book, this one has less bodily function humor and more high-tech action, less idolization of criminal enterprises and more interest in relationships, caring, and compassion. And, as always, it's a great time.

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rembrandt50
Oct 10, 2007

Nathaniel adds a wonderful voice to the many characters of this facinating world of sabotage and farie magic.

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