The Adventures of TinTin 8-Book Collection

Author: Hergé

SKU: 6001609006169

R 499.00 R 899.00

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...
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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. Titles included in this set: 1. Prisoners of the Sun The Sanders-Hardiman expedition archaeologists and scientists are returning from Peru with the mummy of Incan Rascar Capac. No sooner do they arrive home than, one by one, they are struck down by a mysterious illness. The last remaining is Professor Tarragon. In an attempt to save him, Tintin & co. take on the challenge of solving the mystery - The next day, Professor Calculus makes an incredible discovery that takes our heroes on a whole new adventure! These special Young Readers’ editions feature the original classic comic story as well as extra bonus background material, which gives an insight into the book’s creation and inspiration, together with a character portraits section. 2. The Blue Lotus While Tintin is in India, he gets drawn into a dangerous mystery revolving around a madness-inducing poison. He traces the poison to Shanghai and discovers a nefarious web of opium traffickers. But can he outwit the crooks? 3. The Secret of the Unicorn When Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market, he buys it as a gift for his friend Captain Haddock. But this isn't just any old model ship... it's the Unicorn, built by one of Haddock's ancestors, and it holds a clue to finding the treasure of a notorious pirate! 4. The Seven Crystal Balls This new Young Readers edition features the original comic story as well as extra bonus background material, which gives an insight into the book’s creation and inspiration, together with a character portraits section. Following the kidnapping of Professor Calculus in The Seven Crystal Balls, Tintin and his trusty companions, Captain Haddock and Snowy, travel to Peru. With the help of a young local named Zorrino, the three follow Calculus’s trail to fin the Temple of the Sun. Despite their good intentions, the heroes of the story are taken as villains by the hidden Incan civilization they discover and taken prisoner! How will Tintin and Captain Haddock escape? 5. The Broken Ear The world’s most famous travelling reporter must call on a feathered friend to track down a famous artifact . . . and solve a murder in the process. The Arumbaya fetish has been stolen! But with the help of a talking parrot, Tintin is soon on the hunt for the famous artefact, which can be distinguished by its broken ear. He must solve a murder and discover the true value of the fetish, and quick - because he is not the only one on the trail! 6. Cigars of the Pharaoh The world’s most famous travelling reporter must unearth the truth behind the strange cigars bearing a pharaoh’s symbol. On the hunt for an Egyptologist and a mysterious ancient pharaoh, Tintin scours Egypt and India. He makes friends with elephants, narrowly avoids falling victim to the poison of madness and saves a maharajah from a killer tiger. 7. The Shooting Star The world’s most famous travelling reporter voyages to the Arctic Ocean in search of the meteorite that has crash-landed in the north. A huge fireball comes hurtling towards Earth from space! Tintin sets sail with Captain Haddock to find the meteorite in the stormy Arctic Ocean, but a valuable metal is contained in the meteorite and Tintin’s attempts to reach it are met with relentless sabotage! 8. The Adventures of Tintin Chapter Book When Tintin buys a model ship called the Unicorn, he doesn't realize he's abou

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