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Asterix at the Olympic Games

Album 12

By René Goscinny
Illustrated by Albert Uderzo

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A special film tie-in edition of one of the greatest Asterix adventures.

It's Olympic gamers year. Brutus plans to be a sporting star at the Olympics, marry lovely Greek Princess Irina and then overthrow Julius Caesar. But the young Gaul Lovesix is madly in love with Irina too. Asterix and Obelix promise to help him win at the Games - the question is, how? It would be cheating to use magic potion. They must think of something else entirely in order to win the day, and the Princess's heart.

Featuring exclusive bonus content and behind-the-scenes extras from the making of the 2008 film.

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: 9780752891873
  • Publication date: 21 Feb 2008
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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