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'The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P.)' by Eoin Colfer | District of Columbia Public Library
Colfer blends grisly moments of horror, sharply funny dialogue, science fiction spectacle, and characters with depth to create a story that strikes the ideal balance between escapist fun and thoughtful commentary on the ways history, both personal and global, can shape a person. The information about Reluctant Assassin shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.
If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please send us a message with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added. Reader Reviews Write your own review. Eoin Colfer pronounced Owen was born in Wexford on the South-East coast of Ireland in , where he and his four brothers were brought up by his father an elementary school teacher, historian and artist of note and mother a drama teacher.
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He first developed an interest in writing in primary elementary school with gripping Viking stories inspired by history he was learning in school at the time! After leaving school he got his degree from Dublin university and qualified as a primary school teacher, returning to work in Wexford.
His first book, Benny and Omar , was published in , based on his experiences A heartwarming memoir of motherhood and adoption told through an African American lens. Reader Reviews. A tale of courage in the face of arrogance that remains eerily relevant on U. A story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere.
A Reluctant Assassin
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'The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P.)' by Eoin Colfer
Book 1 by Eoin Colfer email. Children's book. Albert Garrick, the terrifying assassin-for-hire pursuing Riley through time, along with Chevie Savano, the FBI's youngest and most impulsive special agent. As Garrick relentlessly hunts them down, Riley and Chevie face a desperate race to stay alive and stop Garrick from returning to his own time - armed with knowledge and power that could change the world forever.
Colfer has the ability to make you laugh twice over: "first in sheer subversive joy at the inventiveness of the writing, and again at the energy of the humour". Sunday Times.
go Readers mourning the end of the Artemis Fowl series can take heart: "this first book in the time-bending WARP series is an all-out blast". Publishers Weekly.
His brilliant new series WARP is out now. Eoin lives with his family in Ireland.
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