Artemis Fowl


Author: Eoin Colfer


COLFER, Eoin. Artemis Fowl. NY: Hyperion [2001]. 8vo, [iv] 279pp. Color pictorial paper wrappers. A fine, as new, copy. Inscribed by the author, Eoin Colfer, to Peter Glassman, founder of Books of Wonder.

Advance Reading Copy. The first book in Eoin Colfer’s NY Times Best-selling Artemis Fowl series. Twelve-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has discovered a world below ground of armed and dangerous – and extremely high-tech – fairies. He kidnaps one of them, Holly Short, and holds her for ransom in an effort to restore his family's fortune. But he may have underestimated the fairies' powers. Is he about to trigger a cross-species war? The basis for the recent Disney Studio film and the first of eight novels about Artemis Fowl and Holly Short.