Omnibus Asterix and the Cauldron, Asterix in Spain, Asterix and the Roman Agent by Rene Goscinny
  

Omnibus Asterix and the Cauldron, Asterix in Spain, Asterix and the Roman Agent

Written by Rene Goscinny
Illustrated by Albert Uderzo
Part of the Asterix Series

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Synopsis

Omnibus Asterix and the Cauldron, Asterix in Spain, Asterix and the Roman Agent by Rene Goscinny

This special collectors' edition features books thirteen to fifteen in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE CAULDRON, Asterix is guarding a cauldron of money when the cash disappears! He and Obelix try gladiatorial contests, theatrical performances, even bank robbery to regain the money. Chief Huevos y Bacon's son is taken hostage in ASTERIX IN SPAIN. Asterix and Obelix go to his rescue, but taking him home means tangling with the tourist industry, flamenco, and a wild aurochs in the bullring! In ASTERIX AND THE ROMAN AGENT, Caesar sends Agent Tortuous Convolvulus to make the Gauls suspect each other of teachery! Can Asterix and friends outwit the wily Convolvulus? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Reviews

The Asterix books represent the very summit of our achievement as a literary race. In Asterix one finds all of human life. The fact that the books were written originally in French is no matter. I have read them all in many languages and, like all great literature, they are best in English. Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge, Asterix's translators since the very beginning, have made great books into eternal flames. THE TIMES

About the Author

Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. ASTERIX THE GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
156 pages

Author

Rene Goscinny
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Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st March 2013

ISBN

9781444004908


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