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Latest Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception Stories

2008-08-12 15:00:00

Three summer novels, one for kids and two for adults: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox, by Eoin Colfer, read by Enn Reitel. Unabridged, 10 hours. Listening Library, $37. Fresh from his excellent novel Airman, Colfer returns to his wildly popular Artemis Fowl series, about a teenage criminal mastermind who falls in with fairy police officers and begins to change his stripes. This time, Artemis is trying to save his mother, who is exhibiting the signs of a deadly fairy-world disease,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.