Asterix In Corsica - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

Album 20

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Description

The 20th album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

Product Details

Barcode
9780752866444
Department
Books
Released
15 Dec 2004
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Anthea Bell (Translator)
Derek Hockridge (Translator)
Albert Uderzo
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
48
Dimensions
292 x 222 x 6mm (227g)

Annotation

Asterix, Obelix, and a Corsican chieftain try to stop the evil plans of Praetor Perfidius, a corrupt Roman.

Summary

Vendettas, fierce family pride, resistance fighters dodging the enemy in the maquis - we're in Cosica in 50 BC. Asterix and Obelix help Chief Boneywasawarriorwayayix to foil the evil designs of Praetor Perfidius and oppose Julius Caesar's army. For the only emperor the proud Corsicans will ever accept, so they say, must be a Corsican himself...

Picture Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BISAC Subject 4
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Historical Fiction
BIC Classification 1
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Graphic novels
Library Subject 2
Children's stories
Library Subject 3
Comic books, strips, etc - France
Dewey Classification
741.5/944

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.