Airman

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Airman

Postby no. 1 » Tue 12th Jun 2007

Well, heres to his next book! I havn't watched the video blog yet, but thought I'd open up discussion anyway... so, do we think it's a continuation of another series, or a brand new one! (keep in mind, trying to hide i'm on the forum from parents and therefore have not seen the blog yet!)

So, anyway, now we have a thread. :P Discuss at your leisure.
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Postby Cr4b5t3r » Wed 13th Jun 2007

I couldn't load the video =P And why aren't you allowed on anyway? Em, not to encourage sneaking around but if they are monitoring your history just open it and delete FG related stuff. What browser are you using?
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Re: Airman

Postby LEP » Thu 14th Jun 2007

Colfer was babbling in the video,i can't hear a word. sorry if Colfer is reading this.
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Postby no. 1 » Thu 14th Jun 2007

Cr4b5t3r wrote:I couldn't load the video =P And why aren't you allowed on anyway? Em, not to encourage sneaking around but if they are monitoring your history just open it and delete FG related stuff. What browser are you using?


hehe because I have exams soon. But they respect my net privacy... normally.
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Re: Airman

Postby Cr4b5t3r » Thu 14th Jun 2007

Normally eh. You'd better be careful ;D
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Re: Airman

Postby veelagirl » Sun 15th Jul 2007

wat is airman anyway????
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Re: Airman

Postby darvit » Sun 15th Jul 2007

Airman is Colfer's latest novel, a "historic sci fi actioner (with comedy)".

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Re: Airman

Postby veelagirl » Mon 16th Jul 2007

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Re: Airman

Postby Matt » Sat 28th Jul 2007

Plot:

"In the 1890s, Conor Broekhart is a boy living on the Saltee Islands off the Irish coast, where his father works as the king's bodyguard. But his happy, carefree life is changed forever when he finds out that the power-hungry Marshall Hugo Bonvilian is organizing a military coup to overthrow the king. When Conor is unable to stop Bonvilian, the king is murdered, and Conor is falesly accused of the crime and thrown into prison. In prison, the boy passes the solitary months by scratching designs for flying machines onto the walls. After two years, Conor is finally able to build a glider, and executes a daring escape to the mainland."
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Re: Airman

Postby Artemis_Yanez » Thu 2nd Aug 2007

Sounds like a fun story without magic and what not a refreshing change of pace, and something else colfer has over Rowling he has come up with more than one type of story.
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Re: Airman

Postby MaeveCrowArtemis1 » Thu 2nd Aug 2007

It looks very nice and different but Colfer loves bodyguards. :lol:
Sounds interesting.And it looks awsome as well.Story is new and I realy think it's a good book!
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Re: Airman

Postby artemis_fowl » Wed 28th Nov 2007

Click on the Airman banner on the homepage for more info plus news of a competition to give away 12 advance copies.

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Re: Airman

Postby EarthGoddess » Sun 6th Jan 2008

i saw it in a book shop yesterday. no offence, but it looks strange. its about a guy who flies planes. fun.
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Re: Airman

Postby MMK » Mon 7th Jan 2008

I sort of thought that too. But you can't judge a book by the description they put on the inside jacket. They're always horrible.

Still, Airman hasn't really appealed to me. I decided to get the fourth Faerie Wars book instead. Maybe I'll buy Airman when it comes out in paperback. Actually, unless I hear that it's really good, I don't plan to buy it at all. My library will get it eventually.

Has anybody read it? How was it?
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Re: Airman

Postby Pampered.Pixie » Mon 7th Jan 2008

I can't wait to read Airman! Colfer is doing a book signing and reading in Seattle, thats around 300 miles from where I live! I want to go so bad, but my parents don't want to drive there because it might snow. *sniff* There goes my signed copy of Airman.
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