Artemis Fowl, Book 1 by Eoin Colfer

By Eoin Colfer

Twelve-year-old Artemis chicken is a millionaire, a genius-and, peculiarly, a felony mastermind. yet even Artemis does not be aware of what he is taken on while he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly wanting the LEPrecon Unit. those are not the fairies of bedtime tales; those fairies are armed and hazardous.

Artemis thinks he has them correct the place he desires them yet then they cease taking part in through the rules.

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Artemis Fowl, Book 1

Twelve-year-old Artemis poultry is a millionaire, a genius-and, particularly, a felony mastermind. yet even Artemis does not understand what he is taken on whilst he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly wanting the LEPrecon Unit. those are not the fairies of bedtime tales; those fairies are armed and unsafe. Artemis thinks he has them correct the place he wishes them yet then they cease taking part in via the foundations.

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Planò a poche centinaia di metri, finché una sagoma indistinta emerse dalla foschia. Sembrava una baleniera.

Abbaiò Tubero. » Spinella ci provò. Ce la mise davvero tutta. Ma senza risultato. Non le restava neanche una briciola di magia. Un bimbetto ancora assonnato uscì a passi incerti dal bagno... e puntò un dito paffuto dritto su di lei. «Ciao, fatina» pigolò, prima di arrampicarsi sulle ginocchia del padre e riprendere il pisolino interrotto. L'aria tremolò, e Tubero tornò visibile. Se possibile, era più furibondo di prima. » Spinella deglutì. » azzardò speranzosa. Ma Tubero non abboccò. «Mi hai mentito, capitano.

Avrebbe fatto meglio a riposarsi un momento e ripigliare fiato prima che arrivasse la Squadra Recupero. Neanche si prese il disturbo di cercare una sedia. Semplicemente lasciò che le gambe le cedessero, e si afflosciò sul pavimento. Svegliarsi e trovarsi davanti la faccia paonazza del comandante Tubero è roba da incubo. Spinella sbarrò gli occhi, e per un secondo avrebbe giurato di averci visto qualcosa di molto simile all'ansia. Che scomparve subito, però, sostituita dall'abituale furia spacca-arterie.

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