Author: Eoin Colfer
COLFER, Eoin. Artemis Fowl. NY: Hyperion . 8vo, [vi] 281pp. Black cloth stamped in silver. Beige endpapers. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, Eoin Colfer.
First edition. The first book in the best-selling Artemis Fowl series. Twelve-year-old Artemis is a millionaire, a genius, and a criminal mastermind. When Artemis discovers that fairies - yes, fairies - have a hidden society beneath the Earth's crust, he embarks on a dangerous plan to kidnap one and hold them ransom for their fairy gold.