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Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian (2012) Touted as the final installment in Colfer's boy-genius-cum-criminal mastermind series, The Last Guardian is a delightfully satisfying end note. Our hero, fully recovered from the… 2012-07-10 Kids and Family Hyperion
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Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian (2012)

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Min. Age 10-12 Yrs Old

There's still the made-up dirty words, though a little less here than in other Fowl books. The violence is as intense as ever with a gun-point hostage situation, mass casualities following a technological collapse, and crazed goblin attacks. A.W.

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Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian

There's still the made-up dirty words, though a little less here than in other Fowl books. The violence is as intense as ever with a gun-point hostage situation, mass casualities following a technological collapse, and crazed goblin attacks.

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Details Release Date: Jul 10, 2012; Writer: Eoin Colfer; Genre: Kids and Family; Publisher: Hyperion

Touted as the final installment in Colfer's boy-genius-cum-criminal mastermind series, The Last Guardian is a delightfully satisfying end note. Our hero, fully recovered from the psychological condition that had him freaking out over the number 4 in The Atlantis Complex, faces off against diabolical pixie Opal Koboi one last time. Fairy captain Holly Short, Butler the bodyguard, and Foley the centaur join forces to prevent Opal from bringing forth Armageddon on earth. Pseudo science, overly complex schemes, and the requisite dwarf flatulence jokes abound, but the heart of the series remains with Artemis and his evolution from spoiled but brilliant teenager to thoughtful, self-sacrificing, still brilliant young adult. A-
Originally posted Aug 16, 2012
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