The Adventures of Tintin Tintin in the Land of the Soviets , Tintin in the Congo by Herge
  

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The Adventures of Tintin Tintin in the Land of the Soviets , Tintin in the Congo by Herge

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in two exciting adventures as he heads for the Land of the Soviets and the Congo. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets. Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet Russia. His attempts to research his story are put to the test by the Bolsheviks and Moscow's secret police ...Tintin in the Congo The young reporter Tintin and his faithful dog Snowy set off on assignment to Africa. But a sinister stowaway follows their every move and seems set on ensuring they come to a sticky end. Tintin and Snowy encounter witch doctors, hostile tribesmen, crocodiles, boa constrictors and numerous other wild animals before solving the mystery and getting their story. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.

About the Author

Herge

Tintin was created in 1929 by the Belgian cartoonist Hergé, then aged just 21, for a weekly children's newspaper supplement. Tintin is a young reporter, aided in his adventures by his faithful fox terrier dog Snowy (Milou in French). In Tintin, Hergé created a hero who embodied human qualities and virtues, without any faults.

The Adventures of Tintin is one of the most popular comics series of the twentieth century, with translations published in over 80 languages, and more than 230 million copies of the books sold worldwide.

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Format

Hardback
208 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Herge
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Author's Website

www.tintin.com/index.html

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

18th November 2006

ISBN

9781405228947


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