Prisoners of the Sun by Georges Remi Herge
  

Prisoners of the Sun

Written by Georges Remi Herge
Illustrated by
Part of the Tintin Young Readers Series Series

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Prisoners of the Sun by Georges Remi Herge

The Sanders-Hardiman expedition archaeologists and scientists are returning from Peru with the mummy of Incan Rascar Capac. No sooner do they arrive home than, one by one, they are struck down by a mysterious illness. The last remaining is Professor Tarragon. In an attempt to save him, Tintin & co. take on the challenge of solving the mystery - The next day, Professor Calculus makes an incredible discovery that takes our heroes on a whole new adventure! These special Young Readers' editions feature the original classic comic story as well as extra bonus background material, which gives an insight into the book's creation and inspiration, together with a character portraits section.

About the Author

Herge (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907. His pseudonym comes from his initials backwards (R.G., as pronounced in French). Over the course of 54 years he completed 23 albums of The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time. With translations published in over 80 languages, more than 230 million copies sold worldwide and a Hollywood movie to its name, Tintin dominates the Comics and Graphic Novels chart even today. Sadly, Herge died in 1983, leaving his 24th album, Tintin and Alph-Art, unfinished, but his hero continues to be one of the most iconic characters in both adult and children's fiction.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Georges Remi Herge
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Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

3rd July 2014

ISBN

9781405275231


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