Eoin Colfer
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Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer (pronounced Owen) is the New York Times best-selling author
of the blockbuster Artemis Fowl series as well as Airman; Half Moon
Investigations; The Supernaturalist; Eoin Colfer's Legend of... books;
The Wish List; Benny and Omar; and Benny and Babe. He was born in
Wexford on the southeast coast of Ireland in 1965, where he and his four
brothers were brought up by his father (an elementary school teacher,
historian and artist of note) and mother (a drama teacher). He first
developed an interest in writing in primary (elementary) school with
gripping Viking stories inspired by history that he was learning in
school at the time.

Eoin got his degree from Dublin University and qualified as a primary
school teacher, returning to work in Wexford. He married in 1991 and he
and his wife spent about 4 years between 1992 and 1996 working in Saudi
Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. His first book, Benny and Omar, was published
in 1998, based on his experiences in Tunisia; it has since been
translated into many languages; a sequel followed in 1999. In 2001, the
first Artemis Fowl book was published worldwide to much success -
shortly thereafter he left teaching to concentrate fully on his writing.
To this day, Eoin has written 6 Artemis Fowl books which have sold over
12 million copies worldwide.

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Best Sellers

    • Artemis Fowl

    • Artemis Fowl, Book 1
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,964
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,967

    Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genuis, and, above all, a criminal mastermind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Artemis Fowl (unabridged)

    • By JHawk 77 on 08-19-05

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Arctic Incident

    • Artemis Fowl, Book 2
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,483
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,698
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,697

    Artemis is at boarding school in Ireland when he receives an urgent e-mail from Russia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Right Up My Alley

    • By Ambrose on 02-05-11

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Eternity Code

    • Artemis Fowl, Book 3
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,200
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,438
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,447

    After being held prisoner for years, Artemis Fowl's father has finally come home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I hope this isn't the end!

    • By Leslie on 03-13-05

    Regular price: $17.95

    • The Opal Deception

    • Artemis Fowl, Book 4
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,132
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,352
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,353

    After his last run-in with the fairies, Artemis Fowl had his mind wiped of his memories of the world below ground....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Book

    • By Emiko on 08-10-09

    Regular price: $23.95

    • The Lost Colony

    • Artemis Fowl, Book 5
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,993
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,272
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,279

    Thousands of years ago, fairies and humans fought a great battle for the magical island of Ireland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This could be a stand alone novel

    • By SAMA on 12-27-16

    Regular price: $30.60

    • And Another Thing...

    • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 6
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,529
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,173
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,182

    An Englishman's continuing search through space and time for a decent cup of tea....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful return to the H2G2 Universe

    • By John Williams on 10-15-09

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Time Paradox

    • Artemis Fowl, Book 6
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,195
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 964
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 960

    Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius, and, above all, a criminal mastermind....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not narrated by Nathaniel Parker

    • By Kellea on 07-18-10

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Atlantis Complex

    • Artemis Fowl 7
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,574
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,117

    Artemis Fowl has lost his mind... Just when the world needs him most....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • back to form

    • By jaspersu on 08-11-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Last Guardian

    • Artemis Fowl, Book 8
    • By: Eoin Colfer
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,404
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,270

    Artemis Fowl’s archenemy Opal Koboi has masterminded a way to simultaneously secure her release from prison and bring the human and fairy worlds to their knees....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable, though Indulgent

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-20-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase

    • And Another Thing...
    • By: Eoin Colfer, Douglas Adams
    • Narrated by: Jane Horrocks, Sandra Dickinson, Mark Wing-Davey, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Simon Jones stars as Arthur Dent in a brand-new BBC Radio 4 full-cast adaptation of And Another Thing..., the sixth book in the famous Hitchhiker's Guide 'trilogy'....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Almost, but not quite, entirely unlike the HHGG.

    • By J. Mormino on 04-21-18

    Regular price: $19.18

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