Title: Artemis Fowl *Signed
Publisher: Talk Miramax Books Hyperion, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 2001
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition
This lovely copy is FINE in a FINE dust jacket; new and unread. SIGNED by the author (no inscription; just signed). First US printing of the first book in the series. First US Edition Stated; "1" in No. Line. Bookseller Inventory # 81062208
Synopsis: Artemis Fowl
Review: Eoin Colfer describes his new book, Artemis Fowl, as " Die Hard with fairies." He's not far wrong.
Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. With two trusty sidekicks in tow, he hatches a cunning plot to divest the fairyfolk of their pot of gold. Of course, he isn't foolish enough to believe in all that "gold at the end of the rainbow" nonsense. Rather, he knows that the only way to separate the little people from their stash is to kidnap one of them and wait for the ransom to arrive. But when the time comes to put his plan into action, he doesn't count on the appearance of the extrasmall, pointy-eared Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Reconnaisance) Unit--and her senior officer, Commander Root, a man (sorry, elf) who will stop at nothing to get her back.
Fantastic stuff from beginning to end, Artemis Fowl is a rip-roaring, 21st-century romp of the highest order. The author has let his imagination run riot by combining folklore, fantasy, and a fistful of high-tech funk in an outrageously devilish book that could well do for fairies what Harry Potter has done for wizardry. But be warned: this is no gentle frolic, so don't be fooled by the fairy subject matter. Instead, what we have here is well-written, sophisticated, rough 'n' tumble storytelling with enough high-octane attitude to make it a seriously cool read for anyone over the age of 10. --Susan Harrison
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 02 April 1997
To reserve a book, or if you have any questions, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have been selling high quality children's books since 1994 and have a record of excellent service.
WASHINGTON STATE RESIDENTS: sales tax will be added.
All dust jackets are covered with clear, archival-quality protective book jacket covers.
Book condition: I try to be clear and accurate in my grading. Abbreviations used: FINE = Fine (new or very nearly new condition; clean, bright, not price-clipped, no p...[More Information]
Shipping Terms: INTERNATIONAL ORDERS MUST SHIP BY AIR. Books are shipped at least twice a week. Books ordered shipped priority usually ship next day. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, or shipping and insurance costs range well outside our standard shipping charges, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping costs are required.
Store Description: In business since 1994. SPECIALIZING IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS: Signed, First Edition, and Out of print, from the 1930s to the present, with special emphasis on Caldecott and Newbery award-winning authors and illustrators. Most books are first printings in collectible condition. All dust jackets are covered in clear, archival-quality protective covers. EMAIL: email@example.com