Asterix Omnibus 6 - Rene Goscinny (Hardcover)

Asterix in Switzerland, The Mansion of the Gods, Asterix and the Laurel Wreath

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Product Details

Barcode
9781444004892
Department
Books
Released
16 Oct 2012
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Anthea Bell (Translator)
Derek Hockridge (Translator)
Subtitle
Asterix in Switzerland, The Mansion of the Gods, Asterix and the Laurel Wreath
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Series
Asterix Omnibus
Language
English
Number of Pages
152
Dimensions
298 x 229 x 19mm (898g)

Annotation

  • Asterix and Obelix travel to Helvetia for a rare flower in Asterix in Switzerland; in The Mansions of the Gods, our heroes' village is endangered by a trendy Roman architect and then they must steal one of Caesar's most prized possessions in Asterix and the Laurel Wreath.
  • Collects three comics in which Asterix and Obelix travel to Helvetia for a rare flower, face the endangerment of their village by a trendy Roman architect, and try to steal one of Caesar's most prized possessions.

Summary

This special collectors' edition features books sixteen to eighteen in one fabulous volume.
In ASTERIX IN SWITZERLAND, a poisoning means Asterix and Obelix must go to Helvetia for an antidote. Can they overcome cuckoo hourglasses, yodelling and holes in the cheese?
A housing estate lies at the heart of Caesar's new plan to crush the Gauls in THE MANSIONS OF THE GODS. Will the villagers be tempted by the chance to make money when the Roman tenants move in?
In ASTERIX AND THE LAUREL WREATH, Chief Vitalstatistix wants a stew seasoned with Caesar's laurel wreath. Asterix and Obelix must fetch the wreath, but will their plan end in disaster or their own Roman triumph?
There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Fiction

General Subject
Graphic Novels
BISAC Subject 1
Comics & Graphic Novels / Historical Fiction
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BIC Classification 1
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Short stories
Library Subject 2
Graphic novels
Library Subject 3
Comic books, strips, etc
Academic Subject 1
Graphic Works Fiction
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.