The Wish List

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Post by billythehick » Sat 12th Aug 2006

colfer's second best book. it takes a simple idea and works it around very interestingly. i love the way it turns a regular person into a war between good and evil.

does anyone else like this better than fowl 2-5?

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Post by Lufgif » Sun 13th Aug 2006

The Arctic Incident disappointed me a little tbh.

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Post by F.A.B » Mon 28th Aug 2006

It's definitely not as gripping as the other books, but it's still cool! :D
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Post by oangelic_englishiano » Tue 5th Sep 2006

The wish list grabbed my interest from the start, that and there was nothing else to do. Although, I did feel a little dazed after having read it straight through. One of my favorite parts was when they met the guy on the field, but it was also the saddest, because he accidently touched a toaster with it being wet, and died. Because I was so into the book, I cried. lol.

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Post by MichaelM » Tue 5th Sep 2006

Tbh, I preferred Artemis Fowl 1-5, Supernaturalist and HMI to this :(

It was a great idea, but it was sort of stuck in the middle. At certain times it tried to be dark, realistic and grim. It tried this, got so far then stopped, and twisted into something funny. Mixing the two didnt really work for me :( (And I couldnt help but think, this girl aint half of Holly XD )

It was still a good read, but lets just say, its never going to be <a href='http://thewishlist.fangathering.com' target='_blank'>http://thewishlist.fangathering.com</a> XD

The devil was the saviour of this book (Irony, yes? XD ). He was a fantastic character! Done to perfection. :D
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Post by Lufgif » Wed 6th Sep 2006

It was a perfect blend for me.

I didn't think much of Half Moon. I liked it, but still.

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Post by oangelic_englishiano » Wed 6th Sep 2006

It was kind of boring, because I felt like he was trying to do an Artemis Fowl again. It was still okay, but I didn't stay up super late reading it.

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Post by Lufgif » Wed 6th Sep 2006

Are you talking about Half Moon or The Wish List? Because those are my feelings about Half Moon, except he left out the magic.

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Post by oangelic_englishiano » Wed 6th Sep 2006

I was talking about Half Moon.

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Post by F.A.B » Wed 6th Sep 2006

I agree, I thought of Fletcher looking a lot like Artemis.
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Post by MichaelM » Wed 6th Sep 2006

lol - I liked Half Moon because it was a different type of clever ^_^

Ya know how Artemis' schemes always rely on some funky fairy gadgetry/magic? Well with Half Moon, Colfer was able to be totally realistic, using only gadgets that actually exist ^_^ (And obviously basic ones at that.). I also thought it was brilliant how he turned the playground into a complete society :D
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Post by oangelic_englishiano » Thu 7th Sep 2006

You and my cousin think so much alike....

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Post by Lufgif » Thu 7th Sep 2006

MichaelM wrote: lol - I liked Half Moon because it was a different type of clever ^_^

Ya know how Artemis' schemes always rely on some funky fairy gadgetry/magic? Well with Half Moon, Colfer was able to be totally realistic, using only gadgets that actually exist ^_^ (And obviously basic ones at that.). I also thought it was brilliant how he turned the playground into a complete society :D

like Soldier Sam. :P

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Post by F.A.B » Thu 7th Sep 2006

LOL! Yeah, just like Soldier Sam, Lufgif ;)

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Post by CaptainHollyShort » Mon 11th Sep 2006

I really enjoyed Half Moon actually. I found it quite amusing to find the connections to Artemis Fowl. "Art Fowler" ;) And many more!
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