The Adventures of Tintin: Vol 8
Written by Herge
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THIS VOLUME -
Volume 8 - Flight 714 to Sydney; Tintin and the Picaros; Tintin and Alph Art
Tintin, the most celebrated boy-detective, has been given a highly attractive and distinctive new look in handsome, small scale editions which read more like books. Each volume contains two or three of the original Tintin titles which, though reduced in size, reproduce the illustrations and the text as boldly and brightly as the originals. For collectors, existing fans of Tintin and for the ever-growing number of new recruits, these 8 volumes include every Tintin title including Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, Tintin in the Congo and one unfinished title that was published after the author’s death. They really are an essential purchase for young and old alike.
TO VIEW ALL THE TINTIN VOLUMES TOGETHER AS WELL AS THE 35 INDIVIDUAL EDITIONS JUST CLICK HERE.
The Adventures of Tintin: Vol 8 by Herge
Flight 714 to Sydney - Bound for an Astronautical Congress in Australia. Tintin, Snowy, Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus accept a lift in the private jet of Laszlo Carreidas, the millionaire who never laughs. The plane is hi-jacked, and the millionaire and his guests are landed on a Pacific island, where their old enemy Rastapopoulos awaits them. Using a truth drug on Carreidas, he intends to extract the number of the millionaire's secret Swiss bank account, unless, of course, Tintin can save the day.
Tintin and the Picaros - Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Haddock must travel to San Theodorus to clear their names after a series of events sees them accused of attempting to overthrow the military dictatorship of General Tapioca. Tintin once again joins his old friend, the deposed General Alcazar, in order to bring an end to a treacherous plot that could spell doom for the young reporter and all his friends.
Tintin and Alph-Art -The owner of the renowned Fourcart Gallery has requested to see Tintin about an urgent matter, but before they can meet, Mr Fourcart suffers an untimely death. Tintin suspects there is a link with the recent deaths of other famous art dealers, and his investigation leads him to a villa belonging to Endaddine, a famous Cult leader. The intrepid young reporter must overcome much peril if he is to solve the mystery and save his own life.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 8
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Egmont Childrens Books
5th February 2007
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