It may simply be that Vercingetorix is a much better known figure in France, the French equivalent of Boadicea. If Asterix and Obelix thought they could recover from their previous journey in the tranquility of their beautiful Armorica, they have failed! Escorted by two Arvernes chiefs, a mysterious teenager has just arrived at the village.
Caesar and his legionnaries seek her, and for good reasons: In the village, it is rumored that the father of the visitor would be no other than … the great Vercingetorix himself, once defeated at Alesia! Simply link your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number to your Booktopia account and earn points on eligible orders. Either by signing into your account or linking your membership details before your order is placed.
Your points will be added to your account once your order is shipped. Click on the cover image above to read some pages 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. But where can it be? Will Caesar or the Gauls find it first? About The Author Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in , and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in He died in Albert Uderzo was born in in a small village in Marne, France. Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in , and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in A cartoon drawn with such supreme artistry, and a text layered with such glorious wordplay, satire and historical and political allusion that no reader should ever feel like they've outgrown it.
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.
Original glazed pictorial boards no dustwrapper issued. Comic format. A very good copy.
First UK Edition. Large Soft Cover. Second Edition. Light overall wear. Nice, clean, tight, unmarked copy. It was originally published as a serial in Pilote issues in The book is inspired by the battle of Alesia, where the Gaulish warrior chief Vercingetorix surrendered to Julius Caesar. However, only the very end of the actual battle appears in the book - the main plot concerns what happened after the battle.
Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield is the eleventh volume in the Asterix comic book series, written by René Goscinny and drawn by Albert Uderzo. It was originally. Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield. Written by: Goscinny – Drawings by: Uderzo Original title: Le Bouclier Arverne Published by: Hachette Livre.
This episode, like Asterix and the Cauldron, is plotted like a detective novel, with a mystery to be solved at the very end. First U,K Edition. A near fine copy ink inscription fep in the oiginal glazed pictorial boards as issued. K K, Condition: Good. Withdrawn stamp on title page plus blacked out price. NB: Tears and sellotape repairs to several pages.
These have some affect on art but do not prevent the story being read. Robust copy overall. Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Ships with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Published by Sandy Creek 1. About this Item: Sandy Creek 1. Trade Paperback.
Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Bookseller Inventory Published by London Hodder and Stoughton From: Roger Middleton P. Oxford, United Kingdom. About this Item: London Hodder and Stoughton, Coloured strips throughout. Top corners and head of spine very slightly bumped, spine very slightly faded, lettering bright, small dent in lower hinge, a few tiny indentations on lower cover, very small very faint damp stain to top corner of title page see image , small crease to 1 page corner.
A very good plus clean copy issued without dustwrapper. Published by Washington, D.
About this Item: Washington, D. Soft cover.