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    • ISBN:9780752866321
    • Publication date:21 Oct 2004
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Asterix and the Roman Agent

Album 15

By René Goscinny
Illustrated by Albert Uderzo

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The 15th album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

Julius Caesar turns to psychological warfare...Tortuous Convolvulus the Roman agent is guaranteed to sow jealousy and discord anywhere. Can he make the Gauls suspect each other of treachery? Has Asterix really sold Rome the secret of the magic potion? And can Asterix, Obelix and Getafix outwit the weedy but wily Convolvulus and get the villagte back to normal?

Biographical Notes

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 35 Asterix albums.

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  • ISBN: 9780752866338
  • Publication date: 18 Aug 2005
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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