About the Book: Tintin: The Blue Lotus
The tale unfolds in China, a place as yet unknown and mysteriousto Tintin. It looks like our hero may have bitten off more than hecan chew as he takes on the task of wiping out the internationalopium trade, which has a vice-like grip on this beautifulcountry.
With the assistance of the secret society Sons of the Dragon,and his friend Chang (whom he encounters later on in the story),Tintin succeeds in overcoming myriad obstacles to finally triumphover his adversaries and disband their network of corruption.
About the Author: Herge
Herge was born Georges Remi on 22 May, 1907 in Etterbeek, asuburb of Brussels, in Belgium. After leaving school, he worked forthe daily newspaper, Le XXe Siecle (The 20th Century). He wasresponsibe the for the section of the newspaper designed forchildren. Tintin, the main character in his works, was introducedon January 10, 1929 in a story entitled Tintin in the Land of theSoviets. Each story ran as a comic strip in the newspaper and thenwas published as a book. Some of these books were adapted for thesmall screen including The Crab With The Golden Claws, Star ofMystery, Red Rakhams Treasure, Black Island, Objective Moon and TheCalculus Affair. French TV produced longer versions of twenty ofthe books in 1992, which have been broadcast in over fiftycountries. On 3 March, 1983, he died in Brussels. At the time ofhis death, he was working on Tintin and the Alpha-Art, which waspublished in an unfinished form.
|Book:||Tintin: The Blue Lotus|
|Publisher:||Egmont UK Ltd|
|Number of Pages:||64|
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