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Publisher's Summary

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox, the sixth book in the criminally good Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer. Read by the actor Gerry O'Brien.

Artemis Fowl is no stranger to trouble. In fact he's a magnet for it. Man-eating trolls, armed and dangerous (not to mention high-tech) fairies, flame-throwing goblins - he's seen the lot. He had decided to forego criminal activity of the more magical kind. However...now his mother is gravely ill. He must travel back through time to steal the cure from the clutches of the devious mastermind.... Artemis Fowl.

That's right. With fairy ally Captain Holly Short by his side, Artemis is going back in time to do battle with his deadliest enemy yet. Himself.

Eoin Colfer was born and raised in Wexford in the southeast of Ireland. He began writing plays at an early age and, as an adult, continued to write. Artemis Fowl, his first book featuring the brilliant young anti-hero, was an immediate international best seller and won several prestigious awards.

Winner of the WHSmith Children's Book of the Year Award and Children's Book of the Year at the Children's Book Awards.

Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award.

©2014 Eoin Colfer (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

Critic Reviews

"Grips like an electromagnet until the last word" ( Independent)
"Engagingly vivid, exciting and witty" ( The Telegraph)
"Fast, funny and very exciting" ( Daily Mail)

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-09-18

Back In Time

I've been reading this series of books on and off since I was 10 years old, and I still enjoy them wholeheartidly in my mid-20s. I keep coming back to the characters, the adventure and the quick wit of these wonderful books. An easy read and easily followed, but beyond exciting, listening to it is like watching a great action/comedy in your head. How Colfer deals with the back and forths of time continuum theory is admirable, and nothing but fun. A huge plus is the short story at the end where we get to hear about Holly's initiation in to L.E.P and it is nothing but the juiciest cherry on top of an already exciting book.

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  • rhona s west
  • 20-04-20

Really good book

I really like the part where they find out that Opal is controlling Artemis’s mother and faking the spelltrophy.I also like that there is a mini story at the end.

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  • Adam Walker
  • 13-01-18

Love it! Love it! Love it!

I am really enjoying the story, it is childishly funny and really well written and just the kind of thing you need when you have had a long day of being an adult.

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  • S. Lacey
  • 16-02-21

Brilliant!!!!

I really enjoyed this book! I love this series and the characters in it! A great story!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-01-21

Right in the heart

This was definitely the most emotional book for me so far in the series. The conflict between Artemis and Holly was fantastically set up, and has real lasting consequences on their relationship. Aside from the little romance they had, their friendship is gonna be hard to recover after such a blow. And what of Opal? All these questions has got itching to listen to the next one!!
Also, I loved that the Short story (Pun intended) about Holly Shirt's initiation was included as the last hour and a half. That was a really nice treat. Thanks! :D

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-11-20

Absolutely recommended

Love the Artimis series. Eoin Colfer is a genius when it comes to writing. Especially enjoyed the short story of Holly at the end

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  • Karen Clover
  • 10-05-20

a real paradox

The story grips, until the very end plus extras!! Listen to the very end. Or

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  • thea
  • 14-02-20

good book

great book everbody should have this great book at there house☀︎ it is so cool

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 30-10-19

I loved it

it will was full of twists but do listen tother do part otherwise you miss out

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  • *Angel*Aeon*
  • 30-12-20

good fun

a great entry into the series and the bonus short story at the end was a nice surprise.

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  • Miss Lucy Morris
  • 18-12-20

I hope 🤞 has to be a happy birthday and we

I hope you have a good run today and I think 🤔 has had to do the rest of the day and the holidays are not too busy so I will try to get them out for a little while thank you ☺️ for your lovely day and I hope you have a good weekend hope your weekend will work good for me thank y’all again thank love love to talk with we hope all is well thank your dear for your lovely day love 💗 and I and your love 💗 love 💕 and I hope 🤞 is green and I and am very sorry for you getting the rest of the stuff I love you wuwip and I hope you have we have had a wonderful holiday and I hope you had some good jwowu up and we have owe y

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 14-08-20

love it!

Eoin Colfer has a very unique and interesting narrative style and I absolutely love the humour! it never fails to make me laugh.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 26-04-20

Cracker

Two stories together. I am really enjoying these books and damned if they are only for younglings. As an adult I am thoroughly enjoying them.

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  • Ayesha Nash
  • 24-11-19

This book is amazing the series its self is great

I couldn't finish it because the thought of no more book to listen to scared me Gerry O'Brien's reading is spectacular the movie sounds great so I recommend reading the books so you know what happens in it

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  • Sean f.
  • 16-10-19

top notch

spectacular and I loved the extra story
the dynamic with holly and Artemis x fantastic