Asterix Omnibus: 7

Author(s): Goscinny

Picture Books

In this special collector's edition, books nineteen to twenty-one are brought together in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE SOOTHSAYER, a sinister figure arrives in the Gaulish village. Prolix claims to be a soothsayer and the villagers believe every word he says, but Asterix isn't convinced...The Corsican chieftain, Boneywasawarriorwayayix, needs Asterix and Obelix's help to foil the evil designs of Praetor Perfidius and oppose Julius Caesar's army in ASTERIX IN CORSICA. In ASTERIX AND CAESAR'S GIFT, Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the Gaulish village as a bonus - then swaps them with tavern landlord Orthopaedix for a drink. But Asterix and his friends aren't keen to hand over their village! There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

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A special collectors' edition of three Asterix stories - ASTERIX THE SOOTHSAYER, ASTERIX IN CORSICA and ASTERIX AND CAESAR'S GIFT - in one volume.

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 34 Asterix albums.

General Fields

  • : 9781444008357
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : March 2013
  • : 295mm X 224mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : chiefly col. Illustrations
  • : 156
  • : 741.5944
  • : 1
  • : Hardback
  • : Goscinny