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Michael Farr - Author

Michael Farr was born in 1953 in Paris to an Austrian-Czech mother and British father. He became a reporter, first for Reuters and then the Daily Telegraph, travelling around the world. After meeting Hergé, Farr started writing books about him, and became one of the world's greatest Tintinologists, gaining access to the files and material Hergé had used in developing the Tintin stories. In 2002 Farr was interviewed on BBC News in a section on the Tintin exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. He appeared in 2003 in the film documentary, Tintin and I. He now lives in London with his wife and daughter.

Farr is bilingual in English and French. He wrote a French version of Tintin The Complete Companion at the same time as he wrote the English version.

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Tintin And Co.
Michael Farr
The perfect book to celebrate Herge's centenary. It provides a remarkable insight into the fictional world of Tintin and into the real world time in which Herge was writing. Covering the main characters - Tintin, Snowy, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus,...
Lovereading Price: £15.19 - Saving £3.80 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/09/2007
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