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Artemis Fowl and the Arctic Incident (edition 2006)

by Eoin Colfer

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Title:Artemis Fowl and the Arctic Incident
Authors:Eoin Colfer
Info:Puffin Books (2006), Paperback, 320 pages
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While I love the Artemis Fowl series, book two has never been one of my favorites. The second book in the series is all about getting Artemis's father back from the Russian mafia, with a much more entertaining subplot of a goblin rebellion underground. It's necessary in that it sets up much of the events of the rest of the series (with its directly to The Opal Deception and The Time Paradox, and that's just off the top of my head). However, Artemis really shines when he's plotting, and plotting is minimal in this one.

Fortunately, the faeries are excellent in this one. In particular, Mulch Diggums and Foaly shine as strong, individual personalities and they held my attention. You have to know that a series that went on as long as Artemis Fowl has some good content, so there's bound to be a book here or there that isn't shiny. For me, the series gets boring whenever Artemis is with his family. Thank goodness he spends more time with Butler and Holly. ( )
  Morteana | Sep 22, 2018 |
As with the first in the series, this book is gripping, action-packed and a quick read without insulting the intelligence of the targeted audience (it's a kids' series). They're truly books that you can't put down for long. As with the first one, The Arctic Incident focuses not so much on Artemis as the fairies and other magical creatures that become involved (or rather, dragged into) the young criminal's exploits, although you'll see that in AI the tables are turned and Artemis is the one dragged into the underground fairy world to help overthrow the goblin revolution. The plot equally centers around the fierce police captain Holly Short, the curmudgeony Commander Root, and my favorite, the paranoid-yet-brilliant centaur Foaly.
  aratiel | Sep 5, 2018 |
Even better than the first volume :) ( )
  hopeevey | May 20, 2018 |
*yawn*
I really don't understand the love for this series. The world-building is weak, the characters aren't interesting, it's littered with cheap fart-jokes. WTF? ( )
  benuathanasia | Apr 6, 2018 |
I really liked this series. From what I remember.
I need to read it again. It's been so long and there are so many more books in the series. ( )
  Shahnareads | Jun 21, 2017 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Eoin Colferprimary authorall editionscalculated
Alcaina, AnaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dafydd, Sian MelangellTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dunbar, AdrianNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Elwell, TristanCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Fleetwood, TonyCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Havemann, TomTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Herman, HviezdoslavTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Οικονόμου, ΚαίτηTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ménard, Jean-FrançoisTraductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Ragusa, AngelaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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By the age of thirteen, our subject, Artemis Fowl, was displaying signs of an intellect greater than any human since Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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Auf geheimen Wegen gelangt Meisterverbrecher Artemis Fowl in das eisige Murmansk, wo er seinen Vater vermutet. Befindet dieser sich wirklich in der Gewalt von Menschen, die vor nichts zurückschrecken? Als sich zusätzlich nochdie Unterirdischen gegen ihn verschworen zu haben scheinen, ist Artemis froh, dass er ungewöhnliche Verbündete auf seiner Seite weiß. Und natürlich hat er auch schon einen Plan im Kopf. Einen gefährlichen Plan.
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Artemis is at boarding school in Ireland when he suddenly receives an urgent video-email from Russia. In it is a plea from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya: his father. As Artemis rushes to the rescue, he is stopped by captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police. But this time, instead of battling the fairies, he is going to have to join forces with them if he wants to save one of the few people in the world he loves.

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In order to free his father from the Russian Mafiya, Artemis must join forces with the fairy police and his familiar nemesis, Captain Holly Short.

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