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The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin( )
Author: Hergé,
ISBN:978-0-316-00668-2
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $165.00
Book Description:

A deluxe special edition boxed set of 21 Tintin classic graphic novels, collected in seven hardcover volumes plus a bonus book featuring Tintin and Co., a closer look at favorite Tintin characters revealing their origins, inspirations, and the source of their enduring fascination. Packaged in a handsome slipcase.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.5 x 5.5 Inches
Book Weight:8.99 Pounds
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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