Asterix Omnibus 6 - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

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

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Product Details

Barcode
9781444004915
Department
Books
Released
16 Jul 2013
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Anthea Bell (Translator)
Derek Hockridge (Translator)
Subtitle
Asterix in Switzerland, The Mansion of the Gods, Asterix and the Laurel Wreath
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Edition
Reprint
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
152
Dimensions
292 x 222 x 13mm (662g)

Annotation

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

  • What's better than an Asterix story? Three popular tales in just one volume! Asterix and Obelix travel to Helvetia for a rare flower inAsterix in Switzerland. In The Mansions of the Gods, our heroes' humble village is endangered . . . by a trendy Roman architect. Then it's off to Rome, where Asterix and Obelix must steal one of Caesar's most prized possessions inAsterix and the Laurel Wreath!

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.