About the Book: Tintin: Cigars of the Pharaoh
In Cigars of the Pharaoh (1934), Tintin finds himself entangledin a drug trafficking ring that will take him all the way to India.In the meantime, he meets Thomson and Thompson, two clumsypolicemen whose role will progressively become more importantthroughout the series.Tintin, fighting against the drugtraffickers of Egypt and India, meets with a few characters he willencounter again soon, Villains such as Allan Thomson or themysterious Rastapopoulos as well as some of his future companionslike Seor Oliveira.
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: Cigars of the Pharaoh|
|Publisher:||Egmont UK Ltd|
|Number of Pages:||62|
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