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Artemis Fowl Audiobook

Artemis Fowl: Artemis Fowl, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genuis, and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of bedtime stories, they're dangerous! Full of unexpected twists and turns, Artemis Fowl is a riveting, magical adventure.

Listen to the entire Artemis Fowl series.

©2001 Eoin Colfer; (P)2004 Random House, Inc., Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

What the Critics Say

"Artemis Fowl is pacy, playful, and very funny, an inventive mix of myth and modernity, magic and crime." (Time.com)
"Hilarious and exciting story." (Denver Post)

What Members Say

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    Jim "The Impatient" 02-13-17 Member Since 2016
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    "NOT ARTEMIS FOWL, HE DID NOT MAKE MISTAKES"

    CONFIDENCE IS IGNORANCE. IF YOUR FEELING CONFIDENT, THAN THERE IS SOMETHING YOU DON'T KNOW
    Add two stars to the five if you are a ten year old and subtract one from the five if your an adult. This is more about Elves, Dwarves, Trolls, Centaurs, Goblins and magic than it is about the twelve year old and that is a good thing. The book is very clever and entertaining. I especially liked how Colfer tied in old fairy tales and Santa Claus to his modern day fairy folk.

    MUD PEOPLE
    It is a fun book with a cliché Elf police sergeant and a female police elf taking the lead parts. Towards the end my mind started to wonder a little, but not enough to dock the review. I am looking forward to the further adventures of this group.

    "IF I DIDN'T KNOW ANY BETTER I WOULD SAY YOU HAD SOME HUMAN BLOOD IN YOU"

    "HEY, THERE'S NO NEED FOR THAT"

    24 of 26 people found this review helpful
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    Deep Reader 12-27-16
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    "A strong beginning"

    I've read the series before, and seeing it in audio form was irresistible for me. The Irish accents made this richer than the print version.

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    Sarah 09-28-17
    Sarah 09-28-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great audio"

    I really liked the voice acting. It really helped with getting a feel for the characters choices.

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    Jacob 09-06-17
    Jacob 09-06-17 Member Since 2017
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    "one of the best read books around for the genre"

    I think that the author is brilliant and witty. And the reader is perfect for the part!

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    Anonymous 08-09-17
    08-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Engaging fantasy"

    This is a nice fantasy story for adolescents. That the main character is a bit unbelievable doesn't matter, you just buy into the universe. Bond isn't very believable either...

    The reader jumps from accent to accent and this can make it hard for EAL listeners but for someone with the level it is like listening to a radio play.

    As an adult I love to listen to it to relax.

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    Ben H. Denver, CO 07-23-17
    Ben H. Denver, CO 07-23-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great read for the kids."

    We used this in our latest family road trip. It's a fun start to what I've been told is a great story line. It's a little younger than I expected it be, but for my 11 and 12 year old it still worked well. We have a long trip so we plan on listening to the first 3 or 4 of these. I'm hoping they grow in maturity the books like Harry Potter did. But even if they don't the fairy world eccentricities are still fun, and Fowl seems like he'll be a fun kid to get to know.

    I would highly recommend this to fantasy lovers wanting to get their kids into something fun and easy to digest, especially great for the 7-11 age group in my opinion, but could probably stretch slightly about that depending on your kids playful side.

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    Anonymous 07-22-17
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    "Awesome"

    Loved this book as a kid, and this reading of it is excellent! Great voice acting.

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    L. Woodward Houston, TX 07-10-17
    L. Woodward Houston, TX 07-10-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Family Road Trip Entertainment!"

    Twin 8 year olds (almost 9), a cranky husband, and 4 full days of driving? This was the BEST CURE for bad attitudes!!!!
    Wonderful narration & engaging plot line!

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    Cynthia 07-06-17
    Cynthia 07-06-17
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    "Terrific!"

    Both the story and the narrator are awesome. A very entertaining read. Enjoyed the book and highly recommend it for any age group.

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    Kindle Customer 07-05-17
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    "Great, quick read"

    This was a really enjoyable listen in between when I couldn't physically read the book. The characters were likable and multi-dimensional. I wish I had picked up the series sooner.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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