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Asterix: Asterix in Switzerland: Album 16

Asterix: Asterix in Switzerland: Album 16

Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders.

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ISBN 9780752866352
Barcode 9780752866352
Published 1 December 2004 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export ed
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Author(s) By Goscinny, Rene
Illustrated by Uderzo, Albert
Series Asterix (part: 16)
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ISBN-13 9780752866352
ISBN-10 0752866354
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Orion Children's Books
Publication Date 1 December 2004
International Publication Date 1 March 2005
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export ed
Edition Export ed
Author(s) By Goscinny, Rene
Illustrated by Uderzo, Albert
Series Asterix (part: 16)
Category Graphic / Comic Strip
Graphic Novels & Comic Books
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 218mm
Height: 291mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 234g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Comic books, strips, etc - France, Asterix (Fictitious character)
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 741.5944
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 16 Quaestor Vexatius Sinusitus turns up in Gaul to investigate the creative accountancy of Governor Varius Flavus. When the quaestor is poisoned, he turns to Getafix the druid and the other Gauls for help.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 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
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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 33 Asterix albums. 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 33 Asterix albums.

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