The Adventures of Tintin by Herge
  

Synopsis

The Adventures of Tintin by Herge

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures as he embarks on his most epic journey in the two-part story Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon, and sets out to rescue his friend the Professor in The Calculus Affair. Destination Moon Tintin and Captain Haddock are amazed to find that Professor Calculus is planning a top-secret project from the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia. And before our intrepid hero knows it, the next stop on this adventure is...space. Explorers on the Moon Following on from the events of Destination Moon, Tintin finds himself in a rocket on a collision course with the moon. And with Snowy the dog, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and the Thompson twins aboard, things quickly spiral further and further out of control. The Calculus Affair Windows, mirrors and chandeliers are spontaneously shattering and Tintin is left flummoxed. After a shooting and a break-in, Tintin knows Calculus is in danger, but he has only one clue - an unusual packet of cigarettes. He has a mystery to solve. But can he do it before a terrible weapon falls into the wrong hands? 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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
192 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

3rd December 2015

ISBN

9781405282802


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