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Asterix at the Olympic Games (Asterix #12)

Asterix at the Olympic Games (Asterix #12)

Author: Albert Uderzo (Illustrator); René Goscinny
Series: Asterix Ser.
$19.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description
The athletes of the ancient world assemble in Athens for the Olympic Games. Asterix and the Gauls enter too, but they're due for a setback. As an artificial stimulant, magic potion is banned. Can our friends win at the Games without it? And what's the special ingredient of the other potion, the one in the cauldron in the shed with the door that doesn't close properly?
Promotion info

Asterix is the highest-selling book series in the world. Worldwide sales now exceed 307,000,000, outstripping even J K Rowling. Asterix has been translated into over 100 languages and dialects. 11,000 web sites devoted to Asterix. Combined UK sales of the last 5 books - 2.2 million copies.

Reviews

A brilliant satire * The Times *

Author description

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.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780752866277
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Orion
  • : July 2004
  • : 287mm X 216mm X 4mm
  • : March 2004
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Comic strip fiction / graphic novels
  • : 48 Colour Photo\Illu(s)
  • : Albert Uderzo (Illustrator); René Goscinny
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Albert Uderzo
  • : English
  • : bl2004117081
  • : 48