Books read in 2017: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
And when Holly was long gone, soaring beneath the hallway’s ancient oak beams, Artemis said, ‘I don’t like lollipops.’
It was a woefully inadequate response, and Artemis was instantly appalled with himself. Pathetic really: I don’t like lollipops. No self-respecting criminal mastermind would be caught dead even using the word lollipops. He really would have to put together a database of witty responses for occasions such as this.