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Tintin and the Picaros

Tintin and the Picaros( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Hergé,
Egmont Books Staff,
Series title:Adventures of Tintin Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4052-0635-8
Publication Date:Mar 2003
Publisher:Egmont Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

A dark tale of vengeance and hostages on a background of guerilla, Tintin and the Picaros sees the return of Tintin in San Theodoros, the country of The Broken Ear. Herg? takes a sweet and sour stance with the intention to show that nothing in this world is anything but a big mascarade.

Book Details
Pages:64
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.793 x 29.21 x 0.432 cm
Book Weight:0.28 Kilograms
Author Biography
Hergé (Author)
'Hergé' was born Georges Remi on 22 May, 1907 in Etterbeek, a suburb of Brussels, in Belgium.

After leaving school, he worked for the daily newspaper, Le XXe Siècle (The 20th Century). He was responsibe the for the section of the newspaper designed for children. Tintin, the main character in his works, was introduced on January 10, 1929 in a story entitled 'Tintin in the Land of the Soviets.' Each story ran as a comic strip in the newspaper and then was published as a book. Some of these books were adapted for the small screen including The Crab With The Golden Claws, Star of Mystery, Red Rakham's Treasure, Black Island, Objective Moon and The Calculus Affair. French TV produced longer versions of twenty of the books in 1992, which have been broadcast in over fifty countries.

On 3 March, 1983, he died in Brussels. At the time of his death, he was working on Tintin and the Alpha-Art, which was published in an unfinished form.

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