Asterix Omnibus 9 - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

Asterix and the Great Divide / Asterix and the Black Gold / Asterix and Son

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Description

A special collector's edition of three Asterix stories - ASTERIX AND THE GREAT DIVIDE, ASTERIX AND THE BLACK GOLD and ASTERIX AND SON - in one volume.

Product Details

Barcode
9781444009668
Department
Books
Released
26 May 2015
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
152
Dimensions
287 x 216 x 216mm (664g)

Annotation

A latest collection of classic Asterix tales has the heroes helping star-crossed lovers, prospecting in the Middle East, and dealing with a baby.

Summary

This special collector's edition features books 25 to 27 in one fabulous volume, in paperback for the first time.

In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT DIVIDE, can Asterix, Obelix and Getafix ensure a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histrionix, whose fathers are rival chieftains? Watch out for some interesting new magic potions...

Asterix and Obelix must go prospecting in the Middle East in ASTERIX AND THE BLACK GOLD. Can they outwit the Roman secret agent Dubbelosix and his amazing folding chariot?

In ASTERIX AND SON, who can have dumped a baby outside Asterix's hut? Why are the Romans after the baby - and just what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Julius Caesar?

There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Picture Fiction

General Subject
Children's Picture P/B
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BIC Classification 1
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Graphic novels
Library Subject 2
Comic books, strips, etc
Library Subject 3
Fiction
Dewey Classification
741.5944
Readership
Children / Juvenile

Author Bio

Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of PILOTE. ASTERIX THE GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums.

Visit the official Asterix English language website at www.asterix.com