||Artemis Fowl, teenage criminal prodigy and technological genius, has returned. Moldering away at an Irish boarding school, torturing the psychologists, Artemis is thrilled to find out that his father, who has been missing for over two years, might have been spirited away by the Russian mafia in the Arctic Circle. Tearing off to that cold continent with the ever faithful Butler at his side, Artemis is stopped by the fairy police, namely one Captain Holly Short, of the infamous LEPrecons. Forced into fighting with her, Commander Root, and foul-smelling Mulch against a smuggling ring, Artemis gets closer to finding his father than ever. The second book in the internationally best-selling ARTEMIS FOWL series.
||Twelve-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl, heir to the Fowl family empire and centuries-old legacy of scams and underworld machinations, decides to uncover the secret treasure of the Fairy People by stealing one of their magical books, decoding with his computer, kidnapping leprechaun Holly Short, and taking on the entire forces of the fairy kingdom. 150,000 first printing.