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    • ISBN:9781444009668
    • Publication date:05 Mar 2015
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Omnibus 9

Asterix and the Great Divide, Asterix and the Black Gold, Asterix and Son

By Albert Uderzo

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A special collector's edition of three Asterix stories - ASTERIX AND THE GREAT DIVIDE, ASTERIX AND THE BLACK GOLD and ASTERIX AND SON - in one volume.

This special collector's edition features books 25 to 27 in one fabulous volume.

In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT DIVIDE, can Asterix, Obelix and Getafix ensure a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histrionix, whose fathers are rival chieftains? Watch out for some interesting new magic potions...

Asterix and Obelix must go prospecting in the Middle East in ASTERIX AND THE BLACK GOLD. Can they outwit the Roman secret agent Dubbelosix and his amazing folding chariot?

In ASTERIX AND SON, who can have dumped a baby outside Asterix's hut? Why are the Romans after the baby - and just what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Julius Caesar?

There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

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.

Visit the official Asterix English language website at www.asterix.com

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  • ISBN: 9781444009675
  • Publication date: 06 Mar 2014
  • Page count: 152
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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