mastermind Artemis Fowl is back . . . and so is his brilliant and
dangerous enemy, Opal Koboi. At the start of the fourth adventure in the
Artemis series, The Opal Deception, Artemis has no memory of the fairy
people and has returned to his unlawful ways. He is preparing to steal a
famous Impressionist painting from a German bank, having no idea that
his old rival, Opal, has escaped from prison by cloning herself. Shes
left her double behind in jail and, now free, is exacting her revenge on
all those who put her there, including Artemis.
Meanwhile in the Lower Elements, Opal has planted a trap for Captain Holly Short and Commander Root of the LEPrechon fairy police. Tragedy ensues, and Holly is framed for a heinous crime she did not commit. Instead of staying around to defend herself, Holly rushes to the surface to rescue Artemis. But before Holly and Artemis can get away, Opal arrives and abducts them both. Faced with a world he does not believe in, Artemis may have finally been outsmarted. . .
This article was posted on the fairy internet on the site www.horsesense.gnom.
Though it has never been proven, it is believed that this site is maintained by
the centaur Foaly, technical consultant to the Lower Elements Police. Almost
every detail of the following account contradicts the official release from the
LEP Press Office.
We've all heard the official explanation for the tragic events surrounding the Zito Probe investigation. LEP Internal Affairs would have us believe that one of their officers was almost singlehandedly responsible for the entire affair. I am posting this article to ensure that you do not rush to judgement without all the facts. The LEP may be able to silence their officers, but they cannot censor me.
I know for an absolute fact that the officer in question, Captain Holly Short, did not commit the despicable crime she is accused of, and by the time you have finished reading this account, you will know it too.
(Reviewed by BookBrowse Review Team).
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Eoin Colfer (pronounced Owen) was born in Wexford on the South-East 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 he was
learning in school at the time!
After leaving school he 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, ...
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