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Asterix: Asterix in Corsica: Album 20
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Rene Goscinny Albert Uderzo
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Asterix: Asterix in Corsica: Album 20

Rene Goscinny Albert Uderzo



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48 pages

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

Asterix and Obelix meet a Corsican chieftain who has been taken prisoner and accompany their new friend Boneywasawarriorwayayix back to Corsica to help him foil the evil designs of the corrupt Roman Praetor Perfidius.

Book 20 in the bestselling series.

By:   Rene Goscinny
Illustrated by:   Albert Uderzo
Imprint:   Bloomsbury
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Export ed
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 217mm,  Spine: 6mm
Weight:   236g
ISBN:   9780752866444
ISBN 10:   0752866443
Series:   Asterix
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   February 2005
Recommended Age:   From 7
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  7-9 years ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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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.

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

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